Theories In Second Language Acquisition

Author: Bill VanPatten
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135928533
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The second edition of Theories in Second Language Acquisition seeks to build on the strengths of the first edition by surveying the major theories currently used in second language acquisition research.

Second Language Learning Theories

Author: Florence Myles
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134639732
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Other contemporary theorists continue to lay stress on the 'practice' function of
language production, especially in building up fluency and control of an
emergent second language system. For example, informationprocessing
theorists commonly argue that language competenceconsists ofbotha
knowledgecomponent ('knowing that') and a skill component ('knowing how').
Whilethey mayaccepta variety of possible sources for the first component,
ranging from parameter setting ...

Crosscurrents In Second Language Acquisition And Linguistic Theories

Author: Thom Huebner
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing
ISBN: 9027224633
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The conference was organized to update the relation between second language acquisition and linguistic theory. This book contains a selection of (mostly revised and updated) papers of this conference and two newly written papers.

Advanced Language Learning

Author: Heidi Byrnes
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 0826443087
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Examines the need for advanced levels of language learning from socio-cultural and linguistic perspectives.

Linguistic Theory In Second Language Acquisition

Author: S. Flynn
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781556080845
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The principle impetus for this development can be traced to the work in linguistics which shifted the study "from behavior or the products of behavior to states of the mind/brain that enter into behavior" (Chomksy. 1986:3).

Sociocultural Theory And Second Language Learning

Author: James P. Lantolf
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780194421607
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This book represents a major statement of the current research being conducted on the learning of second languages from a sociocultural perspective. The book is divided into a theoretical and an empirical part.

Understanding Second Language Acquisition

Author: Lourdes Ortega
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 144411705X
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The book zooms in and out of universal, individual, and social forces, in each case evaluating the research findings that have been generated across diverse naturalistic and formal contexts for second language acquisition.