Achieving Success in Second Language Acquisition

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Cambridge University Press, Jun 2, 2005 - Foreign Language Study - 265 pages
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This clear and informative textbook is designed to help the student achieve optimal success as a language learner and user. Aimed at beginning to intermediate undergraduates and above, it teaches students to understand their own preferences in learning, to develop individual learning plans and approaches, and to select appropriate learning strategies. Each chapter contains an overview and review section, with learning activities that students can carry out either by themselves or in groups. Equally suitable for both individual and classroom use, this book will be invaluable for all language learners.
 

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Contents

Part II Language
145
Independence
199
Answers to practicing what you have learned
244
Learning strategies taxonomies
246

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About the author (2005)

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

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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