Age and the Acquisition of English As a Foreign Language by Edited by Maria Luisa Garcia Lecumberri Edited by Maria Del

By Edited by Maria Luisa Garcia Lecumberri Edited by Maria Del Pilar Garcia Mayo

Addressing concerns that are severe for language making plans, this is often an outline of analysis at the age consider overseas language studying. It provides learn on international language studying in bilingual groups in formal guideline settings concentrating on syntax, phonology, writing, and extra.

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It is also at the social level that language attitudes and most learning motivations are determined; how much the individual acquirer cares about minimising their foreign accent will depend on social convention and personal predispositions. e. confident self-awareness), while extrinsic motivation was relatively independent of these other factors. An acquirer who wants to integrate in the target language community is more likely to attain native like or nearnative pronunciation; a positive attitude does seems to be a prerequisite for high attainment.

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