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£36.10

Paperback

Published: 24 October 2002

328 Pages | numerous tables and 2pp line drawings

242x167mm

ISBN: 9780194371742


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Doing Second Language Research

An introduction to the theory and practice of second language research for graduate/Master's students in TESOL and Applied Linguistics, and others

James Dean Brown and Theodore S. Rodgers

  • Familiarizes you with the basic types of research design used in second language studies
  • Gives you a genuine 'feel' for what doing research is like, by giving you specific roles (e.g. research subject, data collector, data analyst, reporter) within a variety of mini-studies
  • Explains different research types in detail: why they are used; how they are designed; what the different stages are for carrying them out; and how to evaluate them.
  • Introduces you to some of the classic research studies into second language learning and encourages you to analyse and discuss them.
  • Downloadable version of statistical tables and photocopiable worksheets on the Oxford Teachers' Club website

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