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Title: Fossilization in Adult Second Language Acquisition
Written By: ZhaoHong Han
URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/multi/display.asp?isb=1853596868
Series Title: Second Language Acquisition
Description:

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 practice?

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1853596876
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 192
Prices: U.S. $ 79.95

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1853596868
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 192
Prices: U.S. $ 19.95