Social Networking Sites and Language Learning

@article{Brick2011SocialNS,
  title={Social Networking Sites and Language Learning},
  author={Billy Brick},
  journal={IJVPLE},
  year={2011},
  volume={2},
  pages={18-31}
}
This article reports on a study of seven learners who logged their experiences on the language leaning social networking site Livemocha over a period of three months. The features of the site are described and the likelihood of their future success is considered. The learners were introduced to the Social Networking Site (SNS) and asked to learn a language on the site. They were positive about two aspects of the site: the immediate peer-feedback available and the ability to converse… CONTINUE READING
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