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Second language acquisition myths : applying second language research to classroom teaching / Steven Brown, Jenifer Larson-Hall.

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Author/Creator:
Brown, Steven, 1952-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Imprint:
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2012.
Format:
  • Book
  • viii, 199 p. : ill ; 23 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-189) and indexes.
Contents:
  • Children learn languages quickly and easily while adults are ineffective in comparison
  • A true bilingual is someone who speaks two languages perfectly
  • You can acquire a language simply through listening or reading
  • Practice makes perfect
  • Language students learn (and retain) what they are taught
  • Language learners always benefit from correction
  • Individual differences are a major, perhaps the major, factor in SLA
  • Language acquisition is the individual acquisition of grammar.
Contributor:
Larson-Hall, Jenifer.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780472034987
0472034987

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