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Oxford University Press, 1982 - Foreign Language Study - 315 pages
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The text covers such topics as the effects of environment, age, and personality on second language acquisition; the role of practice by resenting information on curriculum planning and classroom procedures. Chapter summaries, study questions, and suggestions for further research follow each unit. In addition, the book includes numerous tables, graphs, and charts, as well as an extensive glossary, a bibliography, and an index.

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Overview
3
The Language Environment
13
Effects of Personality and Age on Second Language
74
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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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