Children Learning Second Languages - Research and Practice in Applied Linguistics (Paperback)
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Children Learning Second Languages - Research and Practice in Applied Linguistics (Paperback)

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Paperback 296 Pages / Published: 29/03/2011
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This comprehensive guide to research and debate centres around language learning in childhood, the age factor and the different contexts where language learning happens, including home and school contexts. The scope is wide, capturing examples of studies with different age groups, different methodological approaches and different languages.

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9780230203426
Number of pages: 296
Weight: 400 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 18 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'The book not only presents a very comprehensive discussion of current research in the area of childhood second language learning but also generates insights into current debates on the relationship between research and classroom practice.' - Harry Kuchah, IAFTEFL Children and Teenagers' Magazine

'...this book succeeds extremely well in achieving its aims...the book as a whole contains a clear, confident, and consistent authorial voice...I feel this book breaks new ground and I recommend it to anyone interested in finding out more about what is known and what still needs to be known about how children learn an L2.' - ELT

'Children Learning Second Languages is a recent addition to a Plagrave Macmillan series that aims to examine the relationship between research and classroom practice... I feel that this book is likely to appeal mostly to MA students and researchers with no or reduced teaching loads and access to guidance from staff on formal academic study programmes... It provides an informed overview of language learning processes and links research and pedagogical considrations over a vast range of contexts and ages wih considerable flair and aplomb.' Simon Smith, - ELT

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