A collection of empirical studies on gender and the acquisition, development, meaning and use of vocabulary by female and male adult, adolescent, and young learners of English and Spanish as a second or foreign language. Up-to-date research identifies relationships between gender and vocabulary in a language classroom context.
MARIA PILAR AGUSTIN LLACH works as an assistant teacher at the Department of Modern Languages of University of La Rioja, Spain MERCEDES BENGOECHEA is Senior Lecturer in Sociolinguistics, Universidad de Alcala, Spain CINDY BRANTMEIER is Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics and Spanish, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Washington University, St. Louis, USA MERCEDES DIEZ PRADOS is Associate Professor at Alcala University, Spain ALMUDENA FERNANDEZ FONTECHA teaches Applied Linguistics courses in the Department of Modern Languages, University of La Rioja, Spain ANTONIO GARCIA GOMEZ teaches Functional Linguistics and Discourse Analysis at the University of Alcala de Henares de Madrid, Spain. ALLYSON JULE is Associate Professor of Education and Co-Director of the Gender Studies Institute at Trinity Western University in British Columbia, Canada. SORAYA MORENO ESPINOSA holds a tenure at the Official Language School in Logrono, Spain, where she teaches English and co-ordinates several programmes on assessment. JULIETA OJEDA ALBA is Associate Professor of English Language and Literature at the University of La Rioja, Spain JOSE SIMON is Senior Lecturer in Computational Linguistics, (and Information Technologies for Language Teaching and Research) Universidad de Alcala, Spain JANE SUNDERLAND is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Linguistics and English Language, Lancaster University, UK