Second Language Acquisition Abroad : the LDS Missionary Experience.

This volume brings together for the first time a collection of studies devoted to missionary language learning and retention. Introductory chapters provide historical perspectives on this population and on language teaching philosophy and practice in the LDS tradition. The empirical studies which fo...

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Main Author: Hansen, Lynne.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Amsterdam/Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., 2012.
Series:Studies in bilingualism ; v. 45.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Summary:This volume brings together for the first time a collection of studies devoted to missionary language learning and retention. Introductory chapters provide historical perspectives on this population and on language teaching philosophy and practice in the LDS tradition. The empirical studies which follow are divided into two sections, the first examining mission language acquisition by English-speaking missionaries abroad, the second focusing on post-mission language attrition. These chapters by internationally known scholars offer cutting-edge research using a number of different target langua.
Item Description:9. Affect variables.
Physical Description:1 online resource (278 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9789027281661
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