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Achieving Success in Second Language Acquisition (Betty Lou Leaver Madeline Ehrman, Boris Shekhtman) Paperback Book, (Cambridge University Press, 2005) 9780521546638
Achieving Success in Second Language Acquisition (Betty Lou Leaver Madeline Ehrman, Boris Shekhtman) Paperback Book, (Cambridge University Press, 2005) 9780521546638
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Title: Achieving Success in Second Language Acquisition

Author: Leaver, Betty Lou Madeline Ehrman, Boris Shekhtman

Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Publication Date: 2005

Paperback; ISBN: 9780521546638

Volumes: 1; Pages: 280

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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.ContentsPart I. Learning: 1. Planning foreign-language study2. The role of cognition in second language acquisition; 3. Learning styles and learning strategies4. Understanding feelings and personality in language learning5. Interpersonal dynamics in the learning processPart II. Language: 6. Verbal languages7. Sociolinguistics: the right expression8. Unspoken communicationPart III. Independence: 9. Self-regulation and learner autonomy10. Controlling spoken and written communication.
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