Second Language Acquisition in a Study Abroad Context

Second Language Acquisition in a Study Abroad Context

4.11 - 1251 ratings - Source

qSecond Language Acquisition in a Study Abroad Contextq brings together for the first time a series of studies which explore the relationship between language learning and the study abroad experience. Utilizing different research methodologies (quantitative, qualitative, descriptive), the focus in this collection is on various aspects of second language learning, including the acquisition of sociolinguistic competence, the acquisition of fluency, the use of communicative strategies and the development of oral and written skills. The studies are cross-linguistic and deal with student populations at the secondary and college levels who spent between three months and one year in study abroad or exchange programs in Japan, Russia, Spain, Mexico, France or Canada.All program groups also had similar perceptions of actual improvements in their French language skills. Only a tiny minority report no improvement. Substantial majorities in all groups perceived that their oral skills and confidence in speaking had improved a great ... The first item stated that the studenta#39;s writing style was aquot; pretty much the sameaquot; whether they were writing a friendly letter or a formal essay.

Title:Second Language Acquisition in a Study Abroad Context
Author: Barbara F. Freed
Publisher:John Benjamins Publishing - 1995-01-01

You must register with us as either a Registered User before you can Download this Book. You'll be greeted by a simple sign-up page.

Once you have finished the sign-up process, you will be redirected to your download Book page.

How it works:
  • 1. Register a free 1 month Trial Account.
  • 2. Download as many books as you like (Personal use)
  • 3. Cancel the membership at any time if not satisfied.

Click button below to register and download Ebook
Privacy Policy | Contact | DMCA