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In Other Words: The Science and Psychology of Second-Language Acquisition

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More than five thousand languages are currently spoken around the globe. Learning to speak one of them is virtually effortless for most of us, so why is it commonly so difficult to learn a second language? Unraveling this mystery, two top researchers in the field explain how language acquisition can be an odyssey of self-discovery.

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"More than five thousand languages are currently spoken around the globe. Learning to speak one of them is virtually effortless for most of us, so why is it commonly so difficult to learn a second lang"

Synopsis:

Two key researchers unravel the mysteries of learning a second language and explain how language acquisition can be an odyssey of self-discovery.

About the Author

Ellen Bialystok is professor of psychology at York University in Toronto and the author of three books, including Communicaiton Strategies and Language Processing in Bilingual Children.

Kenji Hakuta is professor of education and linguistics at Stanford University and the author of The Mirror of Language.

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ISBN:
9780465032815
With:
Hakuta, Kenji
Author:
Hakuta, Kenji
Author:
Bialystok, Ellen
Publisher:
Basic Books (AZ)
Subject:
General
Subject:
Miscellaneous
Subject:
Study & Teaching
Subject:
Language
Subject:
Foreign
Subject:
Second language acquisition
Subject:
General Psychology & Psychiatry
Subject:
Education-Writing
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
19951031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8 x 5.31 in 10 oz

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