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Title Speaking and instructed foreign language acquisition / edited by Mirosław Pawlak, Ewa Waniek-Klimczak and Jan Majer
Published Bristol ; Buffalo : Multilingual Matters, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 311 pages) : illustrations
Series Second language acquisition ; [57]
Second language acquisition (Clevedon, England) ; 57
Contents pt. 1. Theoretical perspectives on instructed acquisition of speaking -- pt. 2. Speaking and individual variables -- pt. 3. Research into instructed acquisition of speaking
Summary Developing the ability to speak in a foreign language is an arduous task. This is because it involves the mastery of different language subsystems, simultaneous focus on comprehension and production, and the impact of a range of social factors. This challenge is further compounded in situations in which learners have limited access to the target language. Thus, there is a need to explore issues related to teaching, learning and testing speaking with a view to translating the guidelines based on theoretical positions and research findings into feasible and context-specific pedagogical recommend
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Language and languages -- Study and teaching.
Second language acquisition.
Form Electronic book
Author Majer, Jan.
Pawlak, Mirosław.
Waniek-Klimczak, Ewa.
ISBN 1283224739
1847694128 (electronic bk.)
9781847694126 (electronic bk.)