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William Grabe
Reading in a Second Language
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ISBN: 9780521729741
Author : William Grabe
Published: 2008
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Number of pages: 484
Language: English
Format: Paperback
Description
This book analyzes important and current theories of reading and their implications for reading instruction.

This volume, through a detailed treatment of the cognitive processes that support reading, explains how reading really works. It offers a thorough overview of important and current research, including first language research, which is not often found in second language acquisition (SLA) publications. This book is a true example of applied linguistics; it makes well-defined linkages between theory and practice, discussing the implications and applications of second language reading theories on instructional practices. It is a valuable resource and reference for action researchers, curriculum designers, teachers, administrators, and those interested in exploring theoretical issues grounded in instructional contexts.

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