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Second language acquisition myths : applying second language research to classroom teaching

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, p.199 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb P118.2 .B77 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9646143

Keywords:

English language--Study and teaching--Foreign speakers--Evaluation, English teachers--Training of--Social aspects, Second language acquisition--Research--Methodology

Abstract:

Contents: Children learn languages quickly and easily while adults are ineffective in comparison -- A true bilingual is someone who speaks two languages perfectly -- You can acquire a language simply through listening or reading -- Practice makes perfect -- Language students learn (and retain) what they are taught -- Language learners always benefit from correction -- Individual differences are a major, perhaps the major, factor in SLA -- Language acquisition is the individual acquisition of grammar.

Publication Language:

eng