Psychology for Language Learning

Psychology for Language Learning

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This volume offers a timely snapshot of current theory and research in the field of psychology in foreign language learning. It makes a powerful case for a more prominent role for psychology in language learning theory and emphasises the importance of an understanding of psychological factors for enhancing pedagogical practice. Featuring contributions from leading researchers from around the world, the chapters are designed to be accessible to both specialists and non-specialists. Each chapter focuses on a different psychological construct and provides an overview of current thinking in the area drawing on insights from educational psychology, as well as an example of current research carried out by the authors. The wide range of theoretical perspectives and research approaches are unified by a common concern for the practical realities facing teachers and learners, making this book essential reading for anyone with an interest in the psychology of learning a foreign language.Insights from Research, Theory and Practice Sarah Mercer Stephen Ryan, Marion Williams ... Minneapolis, MN: Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition, University of Minnesota. ... February 2011 from http://www. CohenOxfordChi-StyleSurvey. pdf Cohen, A. D., anbsp;...

Title:Psychology for Language Learning
Author:Sarah Mercer
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2012-07-24


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