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LINGUIST List 23.3941

Mon Sep 24 2012

Books: Perspectives on Individual Characteristics and Foreign Language Education: Chan, Chin, Bhatt, Walker (Eds)

Editor for this issue: Danniella Hornby <daniellalinguistlist.org>

Date: 24-Sep-2012
From: Julia Ulrich <julia.ulrichdegruyter.com>
Subject: Perspectives on Individual Characteristics and Foreign Language Education: Chan, Chin, Bhatt, Walker (Eds)
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Title: Perspectives on Individual Characteristics and Foreign Language
Education
Series Title: Studies in Second and Foreign Language Education [SSFLE] 6
Published: 2012
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
                http://www.degruyter.com/mouton

Book URL: http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/185276?format=G

Editor: Wai Meng Chan
Editor: Kwee Nyet Chin
Editor: Sunil Bhatt
Editor: Izumi Walker
Electronic: ISBN: 9781614510932 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 69.95
Hardback: ISBN: 9781614510956 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 69.95
Abstract:

Learner characteristics have been at the center of second language acquisition and foreign language education research in response to the puzzling questions: Why are there often large differences in second language (L2) learning achievement and why do many learners, though proficient first language speakers, not succeed in learning a L2? The papers in this book explore and challenge the three key factors in individual difference research: language aptitude, language learning strategies and motivation.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Language Acquisition

Written In: English (eng)

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