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Title: Perspectives on Individual Characteristics and Foreign Language Education
Edited By: Wai Meng Chan
Kwee Nyet Chin
Sunil Bhatt
Izumi Walker
URL: http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/185276?format=G
Series Title: Studies in Second and Foreign Language Education [SSFLE] 6
Description:

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.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Acquisition
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ISBN-13: 9781614510956
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ISBN-13: 9781614510932
Prices: Europe EURO 69.95