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Sat Feb 26 2011

Books: Applied Linguistics/Language Acquisition: Mercer

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        1.     Jolanda Voogd , Towards an Understanding of Language Learner Self-Concept: Mercer

Message 1: Towards an Understanding of Language Learner Self-Concept: Mercer
Date: 25-Feb-2011
From: Jolanda Voogd <Jolanda.Voogdspringer.com>
Subject: Towards an Understanding of Language Learner Self-Concept: Mercer
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Title: Towards an Understanding of Language Learner Self-Concept
Series Title: Educational Linguistics
Published: 2011
Publisher: Springer
                http://www.springer.com

Book URL: http://www.springer.com/education+%26+language/book/978-90-481-9568-8?changeHeader

Author: Sarah Mercer
Hardback: ISBN: 9789048195688 Pages: 210 Price: Europe EURO 99.95
Abstract:

This book contributes to our growing understanding of the nature and
development of language learner self-concept. It assesses the relevant
literature in the disciplines of psychology and applied linguistics and
describes in-depth, qualitative research examining the self-concepts of
tertiary-level EFL learners. Although researchers in applied linguistics and
SLA have recognized the importance of self-constructs, there remains little
empirical work in the context of foreign language learning that focuses
exclusively and at length on this central psychological construct. The content
of this monograph draws on interdisciplinary sources, with input from
psychology and applied linguistics. It will appeal to students and researchers
interested in language-learner psychology as well as self-related constructs in
general. The text provides insights into how learners view themselves, and
how these self-beliefs can develop and affect the progress of an individual's
language learning.

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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Language Acquisition

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Written In: English (eng )

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