How Languages Are Learned 5th Edition
  • Author : Patsy M Lightbown
  • Release Date : 05 July 2021
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Genre : Foreign Language Study
  • Pages : 296
  • ISBN 13 : 9780194406307

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Book Description: Now in its fifth edition, the award-winning How Languages are Learned has established itself as an indispensable introduction to research in language acquisition and its relationship with classroom practice. Patsy Lightbown and Nina Spada have worked for over four decades in second language research and education. They are highly respected worldwide for making theory and research about language learning accessible and relevant to classroom teaching. This widely acclaimed book remains essential reading for second language teachers. • Updated content highlights the latest research into second language learning and its relevance to classroom practice • Activities and questions for reflection personalize content and support critical thinking • Chapter summaries, discussion questions, weblinks and supplementary activities are available online at www.oup.com/elt/teacher/hlal

How Languages Are Learned 5th Edition

How Languages Are Learned 5th Edition

Author : Patsy M Lightbown,Nina Spada
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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Now in its fifth edition, the award-winning How Languages are Learned has established itself as an indispensable introduction to research in language acquisition and its relationship with classroom practice. Patsy Lightbown and Nina Spada have worked for over four decades in second language research and education. They are highly respected ...

How Languages are Learned

How Languages are Learned

Author : Patsy M. Lightbown,Nina Spada
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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'How Languages Are Learned' provides a readable introduction to the main theories of first and second language acquisition, relating them to approaches to classroom methodology and practice....

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Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Second Language Learning and Language Teaching provides an introduction to the application of second language acquisition research to language teaching. Assuming no previous background in second language acquisition or language teaching methods, this text starts by introducing readers to the basic issues of second language acquisition research. It then examines ...

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Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Author : Diane Larsen-Freeman,Marti Anderson
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Genre : Study Aids
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Techniques and Principles in Language Teaching has influenced the way thousands of teachers have taught English. This classic guide to developing the way you teach has been an essential resource to new and experienced teachers worldwide, and is now in its third edition. Each chapter focuses on a different teaching ...

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Publisher : Oxford University Press
Genre : Study Aids
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Author : Steven Brown,Jenifer Larson-Hall
Publisher : University of Michigan Press ELT
Genre : Education
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Children learn languages quickly and easily while adults are ineffective in comparison -- A true bilingual is someone who speaks two languages perfectly -- You can acquire a language simply through listening or reading -- Practice makes perfect -- Language students learn (and retain) what they are taught -- Language ...

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NATIONAL BESTSELLER • For anyone who wants to learn a foreign language, this is the method that will finally make the words stick. “A brilliant and thoroughly modern guide to learning new languages.”—Gary Marcus, cognitive psychologist and author of the New York Times bestseller Guitar Zero At thirty years old, ...

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Publisher : Routledge
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