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  • When in French

    Love in a Second Language

    A language barrier is no match for love. Lauren Collins discovered this firsthand when, in her early thirties, she moved to London and fell for a Frenchman named Olivier—a surprising turn of events for someone who didn’t have a passport until she was in college. But what does it mean to love someone in a second language? Collins wonders, as her relationship with Olivier continues to grow entirely ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

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    When in French

    Love in a Second Language

    Narrated by Khristine Hvam ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 44 min

    A language barrier is no match for love. Lauren Collins discovered this firsthand when, in her early thirties, she moved to London and fell for a Frenchman named Olivier—a surprising turn of events for someone who didn’t have a passport until she was in college. But what does it mean to love someone in a second language? Collins wonders, as her relationship with Olivier continues to grow entirely ... Read more

    $17.50 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Born in a Second Language

    Born in a Second Language investigates how translation shapes and alters both language and identity as speakers travel through space and time. In this book, languages are a means of conjuring an existence, of full expression and of defining who one becomes. Home exists on a spectrum: Botswana, Zambia, Ghana, one’s body, music, mother, mother tongue etc. Akosua Zimba Afiriyie-Hwedie’s book is an ... Read more

    $12.39 USD

  • Thinking and Speaking in a Second Language

    by Yi Wang, Li Wei ...
    series Elements in Second Language Acquisition
    Does the language we speak affect the way we think? This Element provides a synthesis of contemporary research on the interplay between language and cognition in speakers of two or more languages and examines variables deemed to impact bilingual acquisition and conceptualization of language-specific thinking patterns during L2 learning. An overview of different yet interrelated studies is offered ... Read more

    $13.59 USD

  • Acquiring Metaphorical Expressions in a Second Language

    Performance by Chinese Learners of English

    Conventional metaphorical expressions are widely used by native speakers in everyday language and have received extensive attention in theoretical semantics and cognitive linguistics. However, how a second language learner can acquire those expressions is left largely unknown. Researchers and language learners face the question: if one has acquired the literal meaning of a word, can they ... Read more

    $32.39 USD

  • The acquisition of aspect in a second language

    series Elements in Second Language Acquisition
    The acquisition of the aspect is a central area in Second Language Acquisition research, the subject of hundreds of papers and dozens of edited volumes, monographs and special issues. This introduction provides the reader not only with a concise and plain presentation of the main hypotheses advanced in the past, but also with an overview of contemporary research. Stefano Rastelli shows how ... Read more

    $13.59 USD

  • Scientific Writing in a Second Language

    series Second Language Writing
    Scientific Writing in a Second Language investigates and aims to alleviate the barriers to the publication of scientific research articles experienced by scientists who use English as a second language. David Ian Hanauer and Karen Englander provide a comprehensive meta-synthesis of what is currently known about the phenomenon of second language scientific publication and the ways in which this ... Read more

    $14.39 USD

  • Referring in a Second Language

    Studies on Reference to Person in a Multilingual World

    series Routledge Studies in Applied Linguistics
    The introduction and tracking of reference to people or individuals, known as referential movement, is a central feature of coherence, and accounts for “about every third word of discourse”. Located at the intersection of pragmatics and grammar, reference is now proving a rich and enduring source of insight into second language development. The challenge for second language (L2) learners involves ... Read more

    $48.95 USD

  • Issues in Teaching, Learning and Testing Speaking in a Second Language

    series Second Language Learning and Teaching
    The volume constitutes a state-of-the-art account of issues related to teaching, learning and testing speaking in a second language. It brings together contributions by Polish and international scholars which seek to create links between theory, research and classroom practice, report the findings of studies investigating the impact of linguistic, cognitive and affective factors on the development ... Read more

    $89.09 USD

  • New Perspectives on Willingness to Communicate in a Second Language

    series Second Language Learning and Teaching
    This edited collection provides a state-of-the art overview of research on willingness to communicate (WTC) in a second and foreign language. In particular, it includes innovative studies seeking to demonstrate the ways in which WTC can be examined within the framework of complex dynamic systems, how the construct is related to self-assessment, reticence and extroversion, and what is signifies in ... Read more

    $116.09 USD

  • Aging in a Second Language

    A Case Study of Aging, Immigration, and an English Learner Speech Community

    Book 17 - International Perspectives on Aging
    This unique account of English language acquisition by Latino elders shines intimate light on the increasingly complex concerns of aging immigrant minority populations. Rich qualitative findings detail sociocultural barriers to and social and emotive factors that promote second language acquisition in older age. The book’s case study highlights diverse cognitive and social processes as elders ... Read more

    $89.09 USD

  • Learning to Request in a Second Language

    A Study of Child Interlanguage Pragmatics

    Book 2 - Second Language Acquisition
    This book examines the acquisition of requests in English by a seven- year-old Japanese girl during her 17-month residence in Australia. The study focuses on the linguistic repertoire available to the child as she attempts to make requests and vary these to suit different goals and addressees. This book helps unravel features of pragmatic development in the child's interlanguage, a subject about ... Read more

    $13.29 USD