'The boat's gonna leave'

A study of children learning a second language from conversations with other children

ISBN 9789027225078 | EUR 68.00 | USD 102.00
ISBN 9789027286536 | EUR 68.00 | USD 102.00
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This essay attempts to show how a second language is acquired by very young children in the process of socialization with other children. The study seeks to integrate the process of second language learning in the general framework of child development, concentrating in particular on the development of language and conversational skills.
[Pragmatics & Beyond, I:1] 1980.  vi, 116 pp.
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Guilfoyle, Natalie & Malini Mistry
2013. How effective is role play in supporting speaking and listening for pupils with English as an additional language in the Foundation Stage?. Education 3-13 41:1  pp. 63 ff. DOI logo
Peck, Sabrina
1987. Signs of Learning: Child Nonnative Speakers in Tutoring Sessions With a Child Native Speaker. Language Learning 37:4  pp. 545 ff. DOI logo
Spolsky, Bernard
1985. The limits of authenticity in language testi ng. Language Testing 2:1  pp. 31 ff. DOI logo
Spolsky, Bernard
1985. Formulating a Theory of Second Language Learning. Studies in Second Language Acquisition 7:3  pp. 269 ff. DOI logo

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Main BIC Subject

CF: Linguistics

Main BISAC Subject

LAN009000: LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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ONIX 2.1
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U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  81450412 | Marc record