Principles and practice in second language acquisition

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Pergamon, 1982 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 202 pages
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Krashen rarely seems to be cited in mainstream child language research and he may be considered eccentric by language teachers, but a lot of this book made sense according to my experience as a ... Read full review

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I think this book has a lot going for it. I think that it under-emphasizes grammar. Grammar, in my view, is a scaffolding that allows beginning and intermediate language learners to participate in ... Read full review

Contents

The Relationship of Theory to Practice
1
Second Language Acquisition Theory
9
Providing Input for Acquisition
57
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About the author (1982)

Stephen Krashen is Emeritus Professor of Education at the University of Southern California. He is best known for his work in establishing a general theory of second language acquisition, as the cofounder of the Natural Approach, and as the inventor of sheltered subject matter teaching. He is the author of numerous books, including Three Arguments Against Whole Language and Why They Are Wrong (1999), Every Person a Reader: An Alternative to the California Task Force Report on Reading (1997), and Under Attack: The Case Against Bilingual Education (1997), all available from Heinemann.

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