Studying Second Language Acquisition from a Qualitative Perspective
This book presents a selection of empirical papers dealing with second and multiple language acquisition, in which qualitative research methodology is employed. Each of the studies reported in individual chapters is based on a solid theoretical background and an overview of studies in a given area. Although the main focus is on qualitative methods, some of the papers demonstrate the complementarity of quantitative and qualitative approaches in studying language acquisition.
A unique range of empirical papers illustrating the use of qualitative researchIntroduces fairly novel methodology of qualitative research and models of analysisNot only bilingual but also multilingual studies are presented and discussed