The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

Online ISBN: 9781405198431

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431

Editor(s): Carol A. Chapelle

About this Book

Welcome to the homepage for The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. This ground breaking reference work is a comprehensive resource covering the highly diverse field of applied linguistics.

Begin by using our Search in this Book tool or Browse by Title or Topic. The abstracts of every entry are publicly available but if you would like to read a sample of a full article, there are several to choose from under Sample Content. The encyclopedia is available in print and online. Please consider recommending the Encyclopedia to your librarian.

Key Features

• Brings together historic and emerging areas of research within applied linguistics

• Combines individual entries ranging from 1,500 to 4,000 words, with longer, essay style contributions giving a detailed overview of key developments and ideas

• Includes over 1,100 entries written by an international team of scholars from over 40 countries

• Covers 27 key areas of the field, including Language Learning and Teaching, Bilingual and Multilingual Education, Assessment and Testing, Corpus Linguistics, Conversation Analysis, Discourse, Cognitive Second Language Acquisition, Language Policy and Planning, Literacy, and Technology and Language

• Features over 200 entries on the philosophy and history of applied linguistics and biographies of key applied linguists

• Ideal for students, teachers, researchers, and practitioners in the interdisciplinary field of applied linguistics

Article Spotlight

LSA celebrates its 90th anniversary in 2014! “The State of the Art in Phonetics, Phonology, and Morphology, 1924 and 2014” will be the celebratory keynote address. To join the celebration, we feature Adam Brown’s “Phonetics and Phonology: Historical Overview” from the Encyclopedia.

Latest InJAL Special Issue is available now

Wiley proudly publishes International Journal of Applied Linguistics (InJAL). The latest special issue Researching Multilingually is guest edited by Jane Andrews, Prue Holmes and Richard Fay. Access it here.