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Age in L2 Acquisition and Teaching

by Christián Abello-Contesse (Volume editor) Rubén Chacón-Beltrán (Volume editor) Maria Dolores López-Jiménez (Volume editor)
Edited Collection 214 Pages
Series: Linguistic Insights, Volume 22

Summary

This book comprises eleven contributions dealing with various aspects of age and the age factor in the acquisition and teaching of second languages, particularly English and Spanish. The articles chosen for this monograph have been written by expert researchers in the field from Spain, Great Britain and the USA. The advances put forward in this book will certainly be of interest to researchers, scholars, and graduate students working on this topical issue in the fields of bilingualism, multilingualism, and second language teaching and learning. The book is divided into three parts. Part one deals with theoretical issues related to age and their pedagogical implications. Part two centers on age and L2 learning in school and family settings. Part three focuses on age and the relationship between aptitude and child/adult L2 learning.

Details

Pages
214
ISBN (PDF)
9783035102321
Language
English
Publication date
2011 (June)
Published
Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2006. 214 pp.

Biographical notes

Christián Abello-Contesse (Volume editor) Rubén Chacón-Beltrán (Volume editor) Maria Dolores López-Jiménez (Volume editor)

The Editors: Christián Abello-Contesse is Associate Professor at the University of Seville, Spain, where he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in foreign language teaching methodology, second language acquisition, and bilingualism. Rubén Chacón-Beltrán is Associate Professor at the UNED (Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia), Madrid, Spain, where he teaches undergraduate courses in English as a foreign language and English sociolinguistics, and a graduate course in vocabulary teaching and learning. M. Dolores López-Jiménez is a doctoral student at the University of Seville, Spain. Her dissertation deals with vocabulary and textbooks for the teaching of English and Spanish as second languages. M. Mar Torreblanca-López is Associate Professor at the University of Seville, Spain, where she teaches undergraduate courses in English as a foreign language and discourse analysis and graduate courses in pragmatics and discourse analysis.

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