Anne Robinson, Karen Saxby
Key Terms in Second Language Acquisition includes definitions of key terms within second language acquisition, and also provides accessible summaries of the key issues within this complex area of study.
The final section presents a list of key readings in second language acquisition that signposts the reader towards classic articles and also provides a springboard to further study. The text is accessibly written, with complicated terms and concepts explained in an easy to understand way.
“The text presents definitions and reader-friendly summaries of key theories and thinkers in a complex field.” – Times Higher Education Supplement
“The succinct descriptions of the key terms and the overall slim and compact size of the book undoubtedly make this a handy reference source for students of SLA, helped by the lucid and accessible style in which it is written, and the simple linguistic examples used to illustrate the discussion.” – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development