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Foreign and second language learning : language-acquisition research and its implications for the classroom / William T. Littlewood.

By: Littlewood, William.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Cambridge language teaching library.Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, c1984Description: 114 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0521274869 (pbk.); 0521254795; 9780521254793.Subject(s): Language and languages -- Study and teaching -- Psychological aspects | Learning, Psychology of | Second language acquisitionDDC classification: 418.0071 Online resources: WorldCat details
Contents:
Table of contents First language acquisition -- Behaviourism and second language learning -- Errors and learning strategies -- The internal syllabus of the language learner -- Accounting for differences between learners -- Models of second language learning -- Using a second language -- Learning and teaching.
Summary: In this book, William Littlewood surveys recent research into how people acquire languages and considers its relevance for language teaching. He describes the most important studies and ideas about first language acquisition, and how these have influenced and developed into studies of second language acquisition. He considers the background of language theories which were current before the present interest in Read more...
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Littlewood, William.
Foreign and second language learning.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1984
(OCoLC)566340793

Includes bibliographical references ( p.104-112) and index.

Table of contents First language acquisition --
Behaviourism and second language learning --
Errors and learning strategies --
The internal syllabus of the language learner --
Accounting for differences between learners --
Models of second language learning --
Using a second language --
Learning and teaching.

In this book, William Littlewood surveys recent research into how people acquire languages and considers its relevance for language teaching. He describes the most important studies and ideas about first language acquisition, and how these have influenced and developed into studies of second language acquisition. He considers the background of language theories which were current before the present interest in Read more...

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