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Title: Key Concepts in Second Language Acquisition
Written By: Shawn Loewen
Hayo Reinders
Series Title: Palgrave Key Concepts

What does it mean to acquire a language? What is considered a 'second'
language in multilingual settings? This practical and comprehensive guide
provides an opportunity to consider these issues, providing easy access to
concise definitions of key terms and concepts in the study of Second Language

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Acquisition
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780230230187
Pages: 208
Prices: U.K. £ 13.99