Second Language Acquisition References


Bailey, A.L. (in press). Academic English. In J. Banks (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Diversity in Education. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Bailey, A. L. & Huang, B. H. (2011). Do current English language development/proficiency standards reflect the English needed for success in school? Language Testing, 28, 343-365.

Bailey, A. L. (2010). Implications for Assessment and Instruction. In M. Schatz, & L. Wilkinson (Eds.). The Education of English Language Learners: Research to practice. New York: Guilford Press.

Bailey, A. L. (2010). Assessment of Oral Language in School. In James, M. (Section Ed). International Encyclopedia of Education (Third Edition). Amsterdam: Elsevier.

Ellis, R. (2005). Principles of instructed language learning. System, 33(2), 209–224.

Nippold, M. A. (1995). Language norms in school-age children and adolescents: An introduction. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 26, 307-308.


August, D., & Shanahan, T. (Eds.) (2006). Developing literacy in second-language learners: Report of the National Literacy Panel on Language-Minority Children and Youth. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Bailey, A. (Ed.). (2007). The language demands of school: Putting academic English to the test. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

Brown, H. D. (2007). Principles of language learning and teaching (5th ed.). White Plains, NY: Prentice Hall.

Fasold, R. W., & Connor-Linton, J. (Eds.). (2006). An introduction to language and linguistics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Gass, S. M., & Selinker, L. (2008). Second language acquisition: An introductory course. New York: Routledge.

Genesee, F., & Geva, E. (2006). Cross-linguistic relationships in working memory, phonological processes, and oral language. In D. August & T. Shanahan (Eds.), Developing literacy in second language learners. Report of the National Literacy Panel on Minority-Language Children and Youth (pp. 175–184). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Genesee, F., Lindholm-Leary, K., Saunders, W., & Christian, D. (2006). Educating English language learners: A synthesis of research evidence. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Lightbown, P. M., & Spada, N. (2006). How languages are learned (3rd ed.). Oxford: Oxford University.

Ortega, L. (2009). Understanding second language acquisition. London: Hodder Education.

Schleppegrell, M. J. (2004). The language of schooling: A functional linguistics perspective. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

VanPatten, B., & Williams, J. (2007). Theories in second language acquisition: An introduction. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Web Resources:

Scarcella, R. (2003). Academic English: A conceptual framework (Technical Report 2003-1). Irvine: University of California.

Goldenberg, C. (2008). Teaching English language learners: What the research does – and does not say. American Educator, 8–24, 42–44.

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