Second-language retention

a summary of the issues
  • 20 Pages
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  • English
Modern Language Centre, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education , Toronto, Ont
Languages, Modern -- Study and teaching -- Bibliography., Psycholinguis
Other titlesSecond language retention project : an annotated bibliography.
StatementAndrea Vechter, Sharon Lapkin and Valerie Argue.
ContributionsArgue, Valerie, 1938-, Lapkin, Sharon., Canada. Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages., Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. Modern Language Centre.
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18579027M

A brief annotated bibliography highlights theoretical issues, principal studies, and factors influencing second language retention, including initially attained proficiency levels, supportive environment, exposure to foreign languages, maturity and general self-awareness, literacy and its onset, and the perceived need for the language after by: 7.

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Goals of This Book: to reintroduce teachers to theory and 7 hopefully to gain their confidence again Notes 8 II. Second Language Acquisition Theory 9 A. Five Hypotheses About Second Language Acquisition 10 1. The acquisition-learning distinction 10 2. The natural order hypothesis 12 (a) Transitional forms 14 3.

The Monitor hypothesis 15Cited by: Over the years, most memory research related to second language retention has been based on a laboratory or traditional approach and has yielded results that have little application in everyday life (Bahrick and Phelps, ).

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In the study, the relationship between attitudinal factors, language use, self-assessment of Spanish proficiency, and second language retention was examined. A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data A catalog record for this book is available from the Library of Congress ISBN (pbk) Extracts from The Philosopher’s Demise: Learning French by Richard Second-language retention book.

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A retrospective design was used to study the effects of attitudes, motivation and reported language use on second language attrition.

Students who had been registered in an intensive six‐week course in French in the province of Quebec were mailed questionnaires which asked them to rate their perceived second language skills upon completion of the course as well as their present skill levels Cited by: for learning a second language falls within the range of the critical period.

A second language may be learned with some difficulty later in life depending on the method of instruction, the similarity between the first and second language, and the individual's general aptitude for learning.

Uses and Functions of Formulaic Sequences in Second Language Speech: An Exploration of the Foundations of FluencyCited by: 7. Second-language attrition is the decline of second-language skills, which occurs whenever the learner uses the second language to an insufficient degree or due to environmental changes the language use is limited and another language is becoming the dominant one.

Memory Retention in Second Language Acquisition In this section, I provide an overview of related theoretical and empirical research by first examining the fundamentals of human learning and memory and, second, by investigating the issues of memory retention directly File Size: KB.

Use English as a second language and English language learners resource books to maintain a high-quality learning environment that adheres to the legal standards of bilingual education. second language (L2) training are at risk of losing their second language skills when they are deployed to a posting with limited in-country exposure to the second language and when they are recalled for additional training in other non-language skills.

This loss of second language skills. This study investigated the effects of text modification and task on incidental learning of foreign language vocabulary by reading.

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The focus of the study was on how different cue types (appositives and single and multiple-choice marginal glosses) and a task (translation) would affect processing of input, initial learning, and retention of the meaning of target words in a by: Retention and attrition of Irish as a second language: a longitudinal study of general and communicative proficiency in Irish among second level school leavers and the influence of instructional background, language use and attitude/motivation variables.

s.n. The project artifact provides a guidebook for English as a Second Language teachers. The intent of the project artifact is to ease the workload of English as a Second Language teachers in order to increase retention.

The increase in English as a Second Language teacher retention rates will defer district costs as well as raise theAuthor: Sarah Tupy. Book Description. Based on a research project funded by the Army Research Institute, Foreign Language Learning reports original empirical and theoretical research on foreign language acquisition and makes recommendations about applications to foreign language instruction.

The ultimate goal of this project was to identify a set of psychological principles that can provide the foundation for--or. Social factors in second-language attrition, language Learning, 35, – Godsall-Myers, J. The attrition of language skills in German classroom bilinguals—A case by: One factor which has proven to influence the maintenance of an L2 is that of motivation.

Gardner and his colleagues’ (, ) studies of French as a Second Language (FSL) have highlighted strong correlations between attitude and achievement and achievement and language : Kathleen Susan MacDicken-Jones. Foreign Language Learning: Psycholinguistic Studies on Training and Retention - Ebook written by Alice F.

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This includes both experimental studies and contributions aimed at exploring conceptual issues. In addition to providing a forum for investigators in the field of non-native. Sandwiched between the introductory and final chapters are four major sections: • Vocabulary and Concept Acquisition, which discusses the effect of first-language phonological configuration on lexical acquisition in a second language, contextual inference effects in foreign language vocabulary acquisition and retention, mediated processes in foreign language vocabulary acquisition and retention, and the status of the count-mass distinction in a mental grammar; • Language.

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SLA Second Language Acquisition SAARRD Security, Aggression, Attention, Reflection, Retention, and Discrimination SIOP Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol TL Target Language TBLT Task-based Language Teaching WL Whole Language ZPD Zone of Proximal DevelopmentFile Size: 2MB.

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Chapter 2 History of Student Retention 5 Higher education and student retention in my context 7 College student retention in Brazil 8 Student retention in language institutes in Brazil 8 Chapter 3 A theoretical model of student retention 9 Tinto [s interactionalist theory 9.

Chapter 1. Mathematics as Language. by Joan M. Kenney. Over the years, we have colloquially referred to mathematics as a special language. Yet practitioners have had little research to consult on the matter, or impetus to reflect on whether the process of learning the language of mathematics is similar to that of learning any other second language.

Figure 1: Mean scores by test over the three test administrations (Max = 25, n = 15) Table 4 and Figure 1 show that the mean score on the word-form recognition test at the immediate post-test was (s.d.

) of the 25 items which decreased to (s.d. ) after one week and to (s.d. ) after three months. The standard deviations, as a percentage of their means, all increased over.Relevant variables in the study of second language retention 34 Attitude/motivation and use: The work of Gardner and colleagues 34 The role of social, institutional and cultural factors in maintenance 36 Methodological issues in second language attrition research 38 Cited by: COVID Resources.

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