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Most popular Psycholinguistics books

The most popular Psycholinguistics books currently available. Updated weekly.
Manana Coursebook: Spanish B for the IB Diploma
An expertly written Spanish B course now updated for first examination 2020, providing students with thought-provoking materials to help them develop strong language skills and solid critical thinking.
Picture of Dorian Gray / Le Portrait de Dorian Gray: Bilingual Parallel Text in English/Francais
How Second Languages are Learned: An Introduction
For students of English language, linguistics or modern languages, this introduction explores second language (L2) learning in terms of five problems facing the L2 learner: 'breaking into' the language; associating forms with meanings; learning L2 syntax; learning L2 semantics; and learning about context of use.
Raising Multilingual Children
Raising a multilingual family can be both confusing and fulfilling. The authors, all multilingual parents and researchers on multilingualism, aim to provide advice and inspiration for multilingual families across the world. The latest research is used to provide a friendly, accessible guide to raising and nurturing happy multilingual children.
Theories in Second Language Acquisition: An Introduction
Through the Language Glass: Why The World Looks Different In Other Languages
"Guy Deutscher is that rare beast, an academic who talks good sense about linguistics... Observer*Does language reflect the culture of a society? A delightful amalgam of cultural history and popular science, this book explores some of the most fascinating and controversial questions about language, culture and the human mind.
Introduction to Bilingualism: Principles and Processes
Originally published as An Introduction to bilingualism, 2008.
Second Language Speech: Theory and Practice
Drawing on research from applied linguistics, linguistics, psychology and the speech sciences, this textbook focuses particularly on second language speech - how individuals perceive and produce the sounds of their second language. Each chapter includes illustrative case studies, review questions, and a tutorial section with practical exercises.
Language Unlimited: The Science Behind Our Most Creative Power
Human language allows us to plan, communicate, and create new ideas, without limit. Yet we have only finite experiences, and our languages have finite stores of words. Drawing on research from neuroscience, psychology, and linguistics, David Adger takes us on a journey to the hidden structure behind all we say (or sign) and understand.
Cognitive Neuroscience of Language
Mainland Southeast Asian Languages: A Concise Typological Introduction
A student-oriented introduction that applies the main concepts of typology, phonology, morphology, syntax, sociolinguistics, language variation and language contact, to the study of Southeast Asian languages. It is ideal for students of Asia, Asian languages and linguistics, as well as students taking broader courses on Asian languages and language typology.
Mainland Southeast Asian Languages: A Concise Typological Introduction
A student-oriented introduction that applies the main concepts of typology, phonology, morphology, syntax, sociolinguistics, language variation and language contact, to the study of Southeast Asian languages. It is ideal for students of Asia, Asian languages and linguistics, as well as students taking broader courses on Asian languages and language typology.
Multilingualism: A Very Short Introduction
John C. Maher explains why societies everywhere have become more multilingual, despite the disappearance of hundreds of the world languages. He considers our notion of language as national or cultural identities, and discusses why nations cluster and survive around particular languages even as some territories pursue autonomy or nationhood.
Quantitative Methods for Second Language Research: A Problem-Solving Approach
Applying Linguistics in the Classroom: A Sociocultural Approach
Verwandlung/Metamorphosis: Bilingual Parallel Text in Deutsch/English
Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism
The sixth edition of this bestselling textbook has been substantially revised and updated to provide a comprehensive introduction to bilingualism and bilingual education in the 21st century. Written in a compact and clear style, the book covers all the crucial issues in bilingualism at individual, group and societal levels.
Study Abroad, Second Language Acquisition and Interculturality
Growing up with Three Languages: Birth to Eleven
This book is for parents who live in a foreign country and intend to raise their children in their own heritage language(s). It offers helpful suggestions for this challenging situation and provides useful strategies in the daily interactions between parents and children.
Dimensions of L2 Performance and Proficiency: Complexity, Accuracy and Fluency in SLA
Research into complexity, accuracy and fluency (CAF) as basic dimensions of second language performance, proficiency and development has received increased attention in SLA. This volume showcases the research on CAF by bringing together eleven contributions from renowned international researchers in the field.
Language Development
Cognitive Linguistics: An Introduction
An authoritative general introduction to cognitive linguistics, this book provides up-to-date coverage of all areas of the field and sets in context recent developments within cognitive semantics and cognitive approaches to grammar.
Language, Culture, and Teaching: Critical Perspectives
Introduction to Grammar for Language Learners
This book offers a simple introduction to the principles of grammar to help students preparing to study a foreign language. It uses examples from several widely-studied languages, including English, to show how the same principles apply across very different languages.
Parents' and Teachers' Guide to Bilingualism
In this accessible guide to bilingualism, Colin Baker delivers a realistic picture of the joys and difficulties of raising bilingual children. This new edition includes more information on bilingualism in the digital age, and incorporates the latest research in areas such as neonatal language experience, multilingualism and language mixing.
Handbook of Research on Teaching the English Language Arts
Explain Me This: Creativity, Competition, and the Partial Productivity of Constructions
Decolonising Multilingualism: Struggles to Decreate
Constructing a Language: A Usage-Based Theory of Language Acquisition
Tomasello presents a comprehensive usage-based theory of language acquisition. Drawing together a vast body of empirical research in cognitive science, linguistics, and developmental psychology, Tomasello demonstrates children's linguistic ability is interwoven with other cognitive abilities.
Key Topics in Second Language Acquisition
This textbook offers an introductory overview of eight hotly-debated topics in second language acquisition research. It offers a glimpse of how SLA researchers have tried to answer common questions about second language acquisition rather than being a comprehensive introduction to SLA research.
Bilingualism in Schools and Society: Language, Identity, and Policy, Second Edition
Educating Chinese-Heritage Students in the Global-Local Nexus: Identities, Challenges, and Opportunities
Changing Minds: How Aging Affects Language and How Language Affects Aging
Why language ability remains resilient and how it shapes our lives.
Linguistics: A Very Short Introduction
Covers the major aspects of linguistics. This guide begins at the 'arts' end of the subject and finishes at the 'science' end, with the discoveries regarding language in the brain. It looks at the prehistory of languages and their common origins, language and evolution, language in time and space, grammar and dictionaries and phonetics.
How Languages are Learned
This prize-winning, readable introduction to research in language acquisition is recommended reading for second language teachers worldwide.
Hearing Eye II: The Psychology Of Speechreading And Auditory-Visual Speech
Salience in Second Language Acquisition
Origins of Self: An Anthropological Perspective
Language and Thought of the Child
When first published in 1923, this classic work took the psychological world by storm. Piaget's views expressed in this book, have continued to influence the world of developmental psychology to this day.
Sociocultural Theory in Second Language Education: An Introduction through Narratives
This textbook introduces the reader to concepts of sociocultural theory, through a series of narratives illuminating key concepts of the theory. This 2nd edition references recent studies that provide important instances of Vygotskian sociocultural theory in second language education and research, as well as questions for collaborative discussion.
Why Only Us: Language and Evolution
Berwick and Chomsky draw on recent developments in linguistic theory to offer an evolutionary account of language and humans' remarkable, species-specific ability to acquire it.
Translanguaging with Multilingual Students: Learning from Classroom Moments
Language in Children
Teaching and Researching Language Learning Strategies: Self-Regulation in Context, Second Edition
"First edition published 2011 by Pearson Education Limited."
Speech Bubbles 1 User Guide: Supporting Speech Sound Development in Children
"In this pack, you will find eleven picture books and this user guide. The sounds targeted are: /t/, /d/, /p/, /b/, /g/, /k/, /f/, /n/, /m/, /s/, and /s/ blends. This range includes early developing sounds, as well as sounds that are frequently targeted in speech therapy during the early years. Other sounds will be covered in future packs."--Introduction.
Connecting School and the Multilingual Home: Theory and Practice for Rural Educators
Reading in a Second Language: Cognitive and Psycholinguistic Issues
Funds of Knowledge in Higher Education: Honoring Students' Cultural Experiences and Resources as Strengths
Negotiating Englishes and English-speaking Identities: A study of youth learning English in Italy
Politics of English Second Language Writing Assessment in Global Contexts