English is learnt, internationally, in a range of diverse settings. This book examines processes of language acquisition in English, as well as what it means to learn English in different parts of the world. It looks at the place of English within formal education, and at some of the controversies that have surrounded the teaching of English.Table 1.2 summarizes what Benedict found, regarding the childrena#39;s apparent ability to comprehend words and to produce words, from when they were aged about 10 months until they were aged about 1 year 9 months. The last entry in the anbsp;...
|Author||:||Neil Mercer, Joan Swann|
|Publisher||:||Psychology Press - 1996|