9780838466773

Learning New Languages A Guide to Second Language Acquisition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780838466773

  • ISBN10:

    083846677X

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-01-26
  • Publisher: CENGAGE ELT

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Summary

Learning New Languages: A Guide to Second Language Acquisition explores a wide range of issues that influence how a person learns a second language. This title can be used as a professional reference title by foreign language and ESL professionals or by students of a second language. By using P.L.A.C.E. as an acronym (People, Language, Attention, Cognition and Emotion) this book offers an accessible way to examine both the practical and theoretical sides of each issue.

Author Biography

Learning New Languages: A Guide to Second Language Acquisition explores a wide range of issues that influence how children and adults learn second languages. By using P.L.A.C.E as an acronym, standing for People, Language, Attention, Cognition, and Emotion, the book offers an accessible way to examine both the practical and theoretical sides of each issue. The author weaves in his own experiences as a second language learner, language teacher, researcher, and theoretician in second language acquisition.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vi
Series Editor's Preface viii
Introduction
1(12)
People
13(30)
Languages
43(28)
Attention
71(20)
Cognition
91(28)
Emotion
119(24)
Epilogue
143(8)
References 151

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