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Thu Mar 18 2004

Books: Sociolinguistics: Han

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Message 1: Fossilization in Adult Second Language Acquisition: Han

Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2004 11:52:29 -0500 (EST)
From: marketing <>
Subject: Fossilization in Adult Second Language Acquisition: Han


Title: Fossilization in Adult Second Language Acquisition
Series Title: Second Language Acquisition 

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher:	Multilingual Matters 

Book URL:

Author: ZhaoHong Han, Teachers College, Columbia University 

Paperback: ISBN: 1853596868, Pages: 192, Price: U.S. $ 19.95 


This book is a systematic attempt to address the issue of
fossilization in relation to a fundamental question in second language
acquisition research, which is: why are learners, adults in
particular, unable to develop the level of competence they have
aspired to in spite of continuous and sustained exposure to the target
language, adequate motivation to learn, and sufficient opportunity to

Lingfield(s):	Sociolinguistics
Written In:	English (Language Code: ENG) 

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