Foreign language learning and use : interaction in informal social networks / Naomi Kurata.
By: Kurata, NaomiMaterial type: TextLanguage: English Publisher: New York, NY : Continuum International Pub. Group, 2011Description: 195 p. ; 24 cmISBN: 9780826424303 (hardcover); 0826424309Subject(s): Language and languages -- Study and teaching -- Technological innovations | Language and languages -- Computer assisted instruction | Intercultural communication -- Study and teaching -- Data processing | Web-based instruction | Educational technologyDDC classification: 428.00785 LOC classification: P53.28 | .K87 2011Online resources: WorldCat details | E-book Fulltext
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Includes bibliographical references.
Table of contents 1. Social dimensions of language use and learning; 2. Learner's bilingual social networks; 3. Changes in L1/L2 use; 4. Language selection and its negotiation; 5. Opportunities for L2 learning; 6. Access to L2 social interaction: implications for language teaching and learning; Bibliography; Index.
A study that examines longitudinal case studies of interaction between language learners and speakers of a target language within their informal social networks.