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Reading in a Second Language: Moving from Theory to Practice (Cambridge Applied Linguistics)

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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 ...more
Paperback, 467 pages
Published December 15th 2008 by Cambridge University Press
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Paraskevi Andreopoulou
This is a must read for all practising teachers.....

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Merry Packard Gravett
This is an EXCELLENT book for teachers interested in the processes and pedagogical applications of reading.
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