Introduces key concepts in complex systems theory to readers concerned with language, its acquisition, and its use. Complex Systems and Applied Linguistics demonstrates the applicability and usefulness of these concepts to a range of areas in applied linguistics including second language development, language teaching, and discourse analysis. It concludes with a chapter that inventories suitable approaches to research investigations.
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Author Biography - Diane Larsen-Freeman
Diane Larsen-Freeman is a professor of education, a professor of linguistics, and a research scientist at the English Language Institute at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and a distinguished senior faculty fellow at the Graduate SIT Institute in Brattleboro, Vermont. She received her PhD in linguistics from the University of Michigan. Lynne Cameron is a professor of applied linguistics at the Centre for Language and Communications, Open University. She received her MA from the University of York and her PhD from the University of London.