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Brian Tomlinson - Applied Linguistics and Materials Development - 9781441195036 - V9781441195036
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Applied Linguistics and Materials Development

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Description for Applied Linguistics and Materials Development Hardback. Applies applied linguistic theories to the development of materials for language learning to add new depth to the field.

Editor(s): Tomlinson, Brian; Masuhara, Dr Hitomi. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: CFDC; CJA. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 252 x 196 x 23. Weight in Grams: 818.
Focuses for the first time on materials development and applications of current research and theory for the main areas of applied linguistics (e.g. second language acquisition, pragmatics, vocabulary studies). There are many books on applied linguistic theory and research and there are now a number of books on the principled development of materials for language learning, but this book takes a new approach by connecting the two concerns. Each of its chapters first of all presents relevant theories and research conclusions for its area and then considers practical applications for materials development. The chapters achieve these applications by ... Read more

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About Brian Tomlinson
Brian Tomlinson is a Visiting Professor at Leeds Metropolitan University, UK. He has worked in Japan, Indonesia, Nigeria, Oman, Singapore, the UK, Vanuatu and Zambia and has given presentations in over sixty countries. He is Founder and President of MATSDA and has published many articles and books on materials development and on aspects of language teaching and language acquisition.

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For many years Brian Tomlinson has led the way internationally in the field of materials development. This edited book by him is another example of innovative, research-based exploration of materials for language teaching that never loses sight of the classroom nor of the need for pedagogy that is reflective, informed and learner-sensitive. And there is a great cast-list of contributors. ... Read more

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