Routledge Language Workbooks provide absolute beginners with practical introductions to core areas of language study. Books in the series offer comprehensive coverage of the area as well as a basis for further investigation. Each Language Workbook guides the reader through the subject using 'hands-on' language analysis, equipping them with the basic analytical skills needed to handle a wide range of data. Written in a clear and simple style, with all technical concepts fully explained, Language Workbooks can be used for independent study or as part of a taught class. Language and the Mind: * is an accessible introduction to the relationship between language and mental processes * covers core areas including language in the brain, language impairment, how language is acquired, how the mind stores vocabulary and how it deals with speaking, listening, reading and writing * draws on a variety of real-life material * employs a discovery approach that enables students to form conclusions for themselves * can be used to complement existing textbook material.
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Author Biography - John Field
John Field teaches, writes and researches on the psychology of language and on Second Language Acquisition. His previous publications include Psycholinguistics (Routledge, 2003) and Psycholinguistics: the key concepts (Routledge, 2004). He currently teaches at Birkbeck College, London and the University of Reading and is a Teaching Fellow at the University of Leeds. He is convenor of the psycholinguistics group within the British Association of Applied Linguistics.