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Achieving Success in Second Language Acquisition

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  • Date Published: June 2005
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521546638
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  • Aimed at beginning to intermediate undergraduates and above, this textbook is designed to help the student achieve optimal success as a language learner and user. It teaches students to understand their own preferences in learning, develop individual learning plans and approaches, and select appropriate learning strategies. Each chapter contains an overview and review section, with learning activities that students can carry out either individually or in classrooms.

    • Learning strategies are based on individual learning styles and needs
    • Includes hands-on practice activities
    • Contains the latest information on cognition and language learning in simple, easy-to-understand terms
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    15th Jul 2014 by Orandnor

    This book is essential to my reference library. I bought it as a resource to help me learn another language. Im now rereading it as I develop my English workshops for immigrants. I highly recommended it to students and teachers.

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    • Date Published: June 2005
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521546638
    • length: 280 pages
    • dimensions: 244 x 170 x 15 mm
    • weight: 0.45kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. Learning:
    1. Planning foreign-language study
    2. The role of cognition in second language acquisition
    3. Learning styles and learning strategies
    4. Understanding feelings and personality in language learning
    5. Interpersonal dynamics in the learning process
    Part II. Language:
    6. Verbal languages
    7. Sociolinguistics: the right expression
    8. Unspoken communication
    Part III. Independence:
    9. Self-regulation and learner autonomy
    10. Controlling spoken and written communication.

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    Achieving Success in Second Language Acquisition

    Betty Lou Leaver, Madeline Ehrman, Boris Shekhtman

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    Betty Lou Leaver, Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST)
    Betty Lou Leaver is Associate Dean and Chief Academic Officer for New York Institute of Technology at Jordan University for Science and Technology in Amman, Jordan.

    Madeline Ehrman
    Madeline Ehrman is Director of Research, Evaluation, and Development at the Foreign Service Institute, US Department of State.

    Boris Shekhtman
    Boris Shekhtman is Operational Director of the Coalition of Distinguished Language Centers, and President of the Specialized Language Training Center in Rockville, Maryland.

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