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Discourse 2.0 : language and new media
(Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, 2013)
Our everyday lives are increasingly being lived through electronic media, which are changing our interactions and our communications in ways that we are only beginning to understand. In Discourse 2.0: Language and New ...
Arabic language and linguistics
(Washington DC : Georgetown University Press, 2012)
Arabic, one of the official languages of the United Nations, is spoken by more than half a billion people around the world and is of increasing importance in today's political and economic spheres. The study of the Arabic ...
Measured language : quantitative approaches to acquisition, assessment, and variation
(Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, 2014)
Presents studies using forms of measurement and quantitative analysis current in diverse areas of linguistic research from language assessment to language change, from generative linguistics to experimental psycholinguistics, ...
Telling stories : language, narrative, and social life
(Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, 2010)
In this work, leading scholars illustrate how narratives build bridges among language, identity, interaction, society, and culture; and they investigate various settings such as therapeutic and medical encounters, educational ...
Implicit and explicit language learning : conditions, processes, and knowledge in SLA and bilingualism
(Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, 2011)
Over the last several decades, neuroscientists, cognitive psychologists, and psycholinguists have investigated the implicit and explicit continuum in language development and use from theoretical, empirical, and methodological ...