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The Resource Foreign language learning and use : interaction in informal social networks, Naomi Kurata

Foreign language learning and use : interaction in informal social networks, Naomi Kurata

Label
Foreign language learning and use : interaction in informal social networks
Title
Foreign language learning and use
Title remainder
interaction in informal social networks
Statement of responsibility
Naomi Kurata
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It is commonly believed that foreign language skills improve through social interaction with speakers of the language. However, there is little research addressing the issue of access to such interaction. This book explores this issue, examining longitudinal case studies of interaction between language learners and speakers of the target language within their informal social networks. It looks at the complex social and personal factors that influence language choice. . Kurata reveals that even for motivated learners opportunities to use the target language are limited, and suggests factors
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kurata, Naomi
Dewey number
428.0078/5
Index
index present
LC call number
P53.28
LC item number
.K87 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Language and languages
  • Language and languages
  • Intercultural communication
  • Web-based instruction
  • Educational technology
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • Educational technology
  • Language and languages
  • Language and languages
  • Web-based instruction
Label
Foreign language learning and use : interaction in informal social networks, Naomi Kurata
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-191) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1: Social Contexts of Language Use and Learning; Chapter 2: Learners' Bilingual Social Networks; Chapter 3: Changes in L1/L2 Use; Chapter 4: Language Selection and Its Negotiation; Chapter 5: Opportunities for L2 Learning; Chapter 6: Access to L2 Social Interaction: Implications for Language Teaching and Learning; Appendix I: Questionnaire for the First Year Students; Appendix II: Interaction Interviews; Appendix III: Diary About Exposure to Japanese Outside Classrooms; References; Index
Control code
703576228
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (195 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441110169
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)703576228
Label
Foreign language learning and use : interaction in informal social networks, Naomi Kurata
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-191) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1: Social Contexts of Language Use and Learning; Chapter 2: Learners' Bilingual Social Networks; Chapter 3: Changes in L1/L2 Use; Chapter 4: Language Selection and Its Negotiation; Chapter 5: Opportunities for L2 Learning; Chapter 6: Access to L2 Social Interaction: Implications for Language Teaching and Learning; Appendix I: Questionnaire for the First Year Students; Appendix II: Interaction Interviews; Appendix III: Diary About Exposure to Japanese Outside Classrooms; References; Index
Control code
703576228
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (195 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441110169
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)703576228

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