This unique volume offers a comprehensive discussion of essential theoretical and methodological issues concerning the pivotal role of working memory in second language learning and processing. The collection opens with a foreword and introductory theoretical chapters written by leading figures in the field of cognitive psychology. Following these are three research sections containing chapters providing original data and innovative insights into the dynamic and complex relationships between working memory and specific areas of second language processing, instruction, performance and development. Each section concludes with a commentary which is written by a noted SLA researcher and which charts the course for future research. This book provides a fascinating collection of perspectives on the relationship between working memory and second language learning and will appeal to those interested in the integration of cognitive psychology with SLA research.Moreover, argumentative essay writing is one of ... Third, the specific prompt was designed because the topic was believed to be closely related to the participantsa#39; life as college students; therefore, it was ... They had thought this question over in their real lives (just recently for freshmen and a little earlier for other students);anbsp;...
|Title||:||Working Memory in Second Language Acquisition and Processing|
|Author||:||Zhisheng (Edward) Wen, Mailce Borges Mota|
|Publisher||:||Multilingual Matters - 2015-04-30|