Published Online: 5 NOV 2012
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The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics
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Powell, R. 2012. Gibbons, John. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .
- Published Online: 5 NOV 2012
John Gibbons (1946– ) is a major contributor to the fields of bilingualism and forensic linguistics. He is now semiretired in Australia, but his London roots still remain clearly detectable in his accent.
- language maintenance;
- language and social interaction;
- forensic linguistics;
- language for specific purposes