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Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (GURT) 1990: Linguistics, Language Teaching and Language Acquisition : The Interdependece of Theory, Practice and Research - James E. Alatis

Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (GURT) 1990: Linguistics, Language Teaching and Language Acquisition

The Interdependece of Theory, Practice and Research

By: James E. Alatis (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st December 1990
ISBN: 9780878401253
Number Of Pages: 532
For Ages: 22+ years old

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Welcoming remarksp. 1
Opening remarksp. 5
Presentation of the Dean's Medal to John Bissell Carroll (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, emeritus)p. 7
Sir John Lyons: An introductionp. 9
Linguistics: Theory, practice and researchp. 11
In memoriam: Peter Strevens S. Pitt Corderp. 31
Discourses of enquiry and conditions of relevancep. 37
Mental representations and language in actionp. 49
Semiotic theory and L2 practicep. 65
Cognitive and social correlates and consequences of additive bilingualismp. 90
A citation analysis of the diffusion of linguistic and language acquisition theory and research to the English language learning communityp. 102
Theory, practice and research: Strange or blissful bedfellows?p. 112
Mountains are not cones: What can we learn from chaos?p. 123
Reframing contrastive analysisp. 137
Classroom shockp. 144
Nativized English and interlanguages: Another lookp. 157
The role of the amygdala as a mediator of acculturation and cognition in second language acquisitionp. 169
A situational analysis of the semantics of canp. 177
Natural vs. classroom input: Advantages and disadvantages for beginning language studentsp. 193
Communicative language teaching: Definitions and directionsp. 207
Integrating theory and practice in second language teacher education: The role of action researchp. 218
An evaluation of semi-direct speaking tests as measures of oral proficiencyp. 228
Fossils or forests? The challenge of teaching for proficiency in the secondary schoolsp. 235
Data-based language analysis and TESLp. 245
On the need for a theory of language teachingp. 261
Knowledge-based inferencing in second language comprehensionp. 271
Bringing cultural literacy into the foreign language classroom through videop. 285
Personal perceptions: Error feedback in language acquisitionp. 293
Linguistic hypothesis testing in neural networksp. 294
Improving foreign language listening comprehensionp. 309
Trends and developments in listening comprehension: Theory and practicep. 317
Theory, practice, research, and professionalization of the field of teaching English to speakers of other languagesp. 338
Analyzing register variation among written texts: A second language teaching methodp. 345
Paving the way for proficiencyp. 360
Reading, writing, form, and contentp. 364
Why teach grammar?p. 377
M and Ms for language classrooms: Another look at motivationp. 383
Research: teaching / Sin: Confession--An analogy for the timesp. 394
The language of French immersion students: Implications for theory and practicep. 401
Owls and doves: Cognition, personality and learning successp. 413
Missing link: Evidence from research on language learning styles and strategiesp. 438
Language learning in a study abroad context: The effects of interactive and non-interactive out-of-class contact on grammatical achievement and oral proficiencyp. 459
The cognitive basis for second language instructionp. 478
Cognitive instruction in the second language classroomp. 496
What kind of theory? What kind of practice? What kind of research?p. 514
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ISBN: 9780878401253
ISBN-10: 0878401253
Series: Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics series
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 532
Published: 1st December 1990
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.85