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Readings on Second Language Acquisition

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ISBN-10: 0131022601

ISBN-13: 9780131022607

Edition: 1st 1994

Authors: H. Douglas Brown, Susan Gonzo

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Book details

List price: $66.20
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: Pearson ESL
Publication date: 6/16/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 500
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Understanding Second Language Acquisition Research
Statistics as a Foreign Language - Part 1: What to Look for in Reading Statistical Language Studies
Ethnography in ESL: Defining the Essentials
Comparing and Contrasting First and Second Language Acquisition
Genes and Teens - Sociobiological Explanations for the Presence of Accents After Puberty
Critical Period Effects in Second Language Learning: The Influence of Maturational State on the Acquisition of English as a Second Language
Cognitive Styles and Strategies
The Cognitivo Styles of Reflection/Impulsivity and Field Independence/Dependence and ESL Success
Listening Comprehension Strategies in Second Language Acquisition
Affective Factors
Competitiveness and Anxiety in Adult Second Language Learning: Looking at and through the Diary Studies
An Instrumental Motivation in Language Study: Who Says It Isn't Effective?
Sociocultural Factors
World Englishes: Approaches, Issues, and Resources
Second Language Acquisition: The Pidginization Hypothesis
Interlanguage
Task Related Variation in Interlanguage: The Case of Articles
Focus-on-Form and Corrective Feedback in Communicative Language Teaching
Communicative Competence
Learning to Communicate in the Classroom: A Study of Two Language Learners' Requests
Sex Differences and Apologies: One Aspect of Communicative Competence
Language Testing
Cloze Method: What Difference Does It Make?
What Does Language Testing Have to Offer?
Theories of Second Language Acquisition
Universal Grammar: Is it Just a New Name for Old Problems?
The Least a Second Language Acquisition Theory Needs to Explain
Editors' Appendix