Handbook of Applied Linguistics

  title={Handbook of Applied Linguistics},
  author={Alan Davies and Catherine Elder},
List of FiguresList of TablesNotes on ContributorsAcknowledgementsGeneral Introduction: Applied Linguistics: Subject to Discipline? Alan Davies (University of Edinburgh) and Catherine Elder (Monash University).Part I: Linguistics-Applied (L-A):Introduction to Part 1: Alan Davies (University of Edinburgh).Section 11. Language Descriptions: Antony .J.Liddicoat (Griffith University) and T.J.Curnow (La Trobe University).2. Lexicography: Alan Kirkness (University of Auckland).Section 23. Second… 
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