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Foreign and second language learning : language-acquisition research and its implications for the classroom

Author: William Littlewood
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1984.
Series: Cambridge language teaching library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book, William Littlewood surveys recent research into how people acquire languages and considers its relevance for language teaching. He describes the most important studies and ideas about first language acquisition, and how these have influenced and developed into studies of second language acquisition. He considers the background of language theories which were current before the present interest in  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Littlewood, William.
Foreign and second language learning.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1984
(OCoLC)566340793
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Littlewood
ISBN: 0521274869 9780521274869 0521254795 9780521254793
OCLC Number: 10145790
Description: 114 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: First language acquisition --
Behaviourism and second language learning --
Errors and learning strategies --
The internal syllabus of the language learner --
Accounting for differences between learners --
Models of second language learning --
Using a second language --
Learning and teaching.
Series Title: Cambridge language teaching library.
Responsibility: William T. Littlewood.
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The relevance of language acquisition to the day-to-day concerns of teaching and learning languages.  Read more...

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