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Principles and Practice in Second Language Acquisition
It is concluded that language acquisition occurs best when language is used for the purpose for which it was designed: communication. Expand
The Input Hypothesis: Issues and Implications
  • S. Krashen
  • Psychology, Computer Science
  • 1 March 1988
Langs, then, presents strategies which teachers might use to teach on the trans-cultural field of discourse which Gumperz helps us to understand, and can help teachers to tailor their actions from day to day to the extent of their evolving understanding of this field. Expand
Second Language Acquisition and Second Language Learning
All Rights Reserved. This publication may be downloaded and copied without charge for all reasonable, non-commercial educational purposes, provided no alterations in the text are made. I have had aExpand
The Power of Reading: Insights from the Research
This new, updated, and much-looked-for second edition explores new research done on the topic of free voluntary reading in the last ten years as well as looking anew at some of the original research reviewed. Expand
We Acquire Vocabulary and Spelling by Reading: Additional Evidence for the Input Hypothesis
attention to vocabulary and spelling.' First, there are practical reasons. A large vocabulary is, of course, essential for mastery of a language. Second language acquirers know this; they carryExpand
The Natural Approach: Language Acquisition in the Classroom
Allen, Virginia F. 1971. Teaching intonation, from theory to practice. TESOL Quarterly 4(1):73-81. Brown, Gillian. 1977. Listening to spoken English. London: Longman. Brown, Gillian, and George Yule.Expand
Primary Colours Companion 2 is designed to be used alongside the international editions of Pupil's Book 2 and Activity Book 2 by Greek children (aged 7-9) in frontisteria and full curriculum schools.Expand
The Power Of Reading