Portraits Of The L2 User by Vivian Cook
(Second Language Acquisition)

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Portraits of the L2 User treats second language users in their own right rather than as failed native speakers. It describes a range of psychological and linguistic approaches to diverse topics about L2 users. It thus provides an innovative overview of current second language acquisition theories, results and methods, seen from a common perspective.

About Vivian Cook

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Vivian Cook is professor of applied linguistics at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. He was inspired to write this book out of frustration with those who, not knowing the crucial gender difference between the British spellings Vivian and Vivien assume from his first name that he is a woman. He lives in Colchester, England.
Published August 6, 2002 by Channel View Publications. 300 pages
Genres: Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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