Using Judgments in Second Language Acquisition Research

Using Judgments in Second Language Acquisition Research

Description

Synthesizing the theory behind and methodology for conducting judgment tests, Using Judgments in Second Language Acquisition Research aims to clarify the issues surrounding this method and to provide best practices in its use. The text is grounded on a balanced and comprehensive background of the usage of judgment data in the past up through its present-day applications. SLA researchers and graduate students will find useful a chapter serving as a "how-to" guide for a variety of situations to conduct research using judgments, including ways to optimize task design and examples from successful studies. Lucid and practical, Using Judgments in Second Language Acquisition Research offers guidance on a method widely used by SLA researchers, both old and new to the field.


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Details

Author(s)
Patti Spinner, Susan M. Gass
Format
Paperback | 166 pages
Dimensions
152 x 229 x 9.91mm | 268g
Publication date
27 Feb 2019
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint
ROUTLEDGE
Publication City/Country
London, United Kingdom
Language
English
Illustrations note
13 Line drawings, black and white; 1 Halftones, black and white; 14 Illustrations, black and white
ISBN10
1138207039
ISBN13
9781138207035