Continuum Companion to Research Methods in Applied Linguistics

Continuum Companion to Research Methods in Applied Linguistics

Book Title: Continuum Companion to Research Methods in Applied Linguistics

Author: Norbert Schmitt

Format: Paperback | 384 pages

Publication Date: 04 Apr 2010

ISBN-13: 9780826499257

This is the essential guide to research methods for undergraduate and postgraduate students in applied linguistics and language studies. The "Continuum Companion to Research Methods in Applied Linguistics" is designed to be the essential one-volume resource for students. The book includes: qualitative and quantitative methods; research techniques and approaches; ethical considerations; sample studies; a glossary of key terms; and, resources for students. As well as covering a range of methodological issues it looks at numerous areas in depth, including researching gender and language, language and identity, pragmatics, vocabulary, and grammar. Comprehensive and accessible, this will be the essential guide to research methods for undergraduate and postgraduate students in applied linguistics and language studies.