ERIC Number: ED392276
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Second Language Acquisition in a Study Abroad Context. Studies in Bilingualism 9.
Freed, Barbara F., Ed.
The collection of essays on second language learning during study abroad includes: "Language Learning and Study Abroad" (Barbara F. Freed); "Predictors of Foreign Language Gain During Study Abroad" (Richard D. Brecht, Dan E. Davidson, Ralph B. Ginsberg); "A Canadian Interprovincial Exchange: Evaluating the Linguistic Impact of a Three-Month Stay in Quebec" (Sharon Lapkin, Doug Hart, Merrill Swain); "Getting Into, Through and Out of a Survival Situation: A Comparison of Communicative Strategies Used by Students Studying Spanish Abroad and 'At Home'" (Barbara A. Lafford); "What Makes Us Think that Students Who Study Abroad Become Fluent?" (Barbara F. Freed); "The Peace Corps Experience: Language Learning in Training and in the Field" (Gail Guntermann); "The Effects of Overseas Language Programs: Report on a Case Study of an Intensive Japanese Course" (Thom Huebner); "The Acquisition of Politeness Patterns by Exchange Students in Japan" (Helen Marriott); "Individual Differences and Study Abroad: Women Learning Japanese in Japan" (Meryl Siegal); "The Acquisition of Sociolinguistic Native Speech Norms: Effects of a Year Abroad on Second Language Learners of French" (Vera Regan); "Language Learning and Living Abroad: Stories from the Field" (Livia Polanyi); "Folklinguistic Theories of Language Learning" (Laura Miller, Ralph B. Ginsberg); and "On the Value for Formal Instruction in Study Abroad: Student Reactions in Context" (Richard D. Brecht, Jennifer L. Robinson). (MSE)
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Communicative Competence (Languages), Cultural Awareness, Discourse Analysis, Foreign Countries, French, Individual Differences, Intensive Language Courses, International Educational Exchange, Japanese, Language Research, Language Role, Language Skills, Language Usage, Learning Theories, Linguistic Theory, Second Language Learning, Second Languages, Skill Development, Sociolinguistics, Spanish, Student Attitudes, Student Exchange Programs, Student Journals, Study Abroad, Womens Education
John Benjamins North America, P.O. Box 27519, Philadelphia, PA 19118-0519.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Canada; Japan; Peace Corps; Politeness