Alan Davies has taught and researched English and Applied Linguistics in Kenya, Nepal, Australia, Hong Kong and the U.K and is now Emeritus Professor of Applied Linguistics in the University of Edinburgh. In the 1960s he developed the English Proficiency Test Battery, which the British Council used prior to ELTS and IELTS. A former editor of the journals Applied Linguistics and Language Testing, his publications include Principles of Language Testing (Blackwell 1990), An Introduction to Applied Linguistics (Edinburgh U.P. 1999) and Dictionary of Language Testing (Cambridge U.P. 1999).
Preface to First edition Preface to Second edition Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Psycholinguistic aspects of the native speaker Chapter 3: Linguistic aspects of the native speaker Chapter 4: Sociolinguistic aspects of the native speaker Chapter 5: Lingualism and the knowledges of the native speaker Chapter 6: Communicative aspects of the native speaker Chapter 7: Intelligibility and the speech community Chapter 8: Losing one's language Chapter 9: Assessment and second language acquisition research Chapter 10: Conclusion: who is the native speaker? Appendix/References/ Index
Bilingual Education and Bilingualism
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