ERIC Number: ED393311
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
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Vygotskian Approaches to Second Language Research.
Lantolf, James P., Ed.; Appel, Gabriela, Ed.
The collection of essays on aspects of Vygotskian theory focuses on the theory's application to research on second language learning. Articles include: "Theoretical Framework: An Introduction to Vygotskian Perspectives on Second Language Research" (James P. Lantolf, Gabriela Appel); Collective Scaffolding in Second Language Learning" (Richard Donato); "Linguistic Accommodation with LEP and LD Children" (Linda Schinke-Llano); "Working in the ZPD: Fossilized and Nonfossilized Nonnative Speakers" (Gay N. Washburn); "Form and Functions of Inner Speech in Adult Second Language Learning" (Maria C. M. de Guerrero); "The Use of Private Speech by Adult ESL Learners at Different Levels of Proficiency" (Steven G. McCafferty); "Inner Speech and Second Language Acquisition: An Experimental-Theoretical Approach" (Tatiana N. Ushakova); Speaking as Cognitive Regulation: A Vygotskian Perspective on Dialogic Communication" (Mohammed K. Ahmed); "Same Task, Different Activities: Analysis of a SLA Task from an Activity Theory Perspective" (Peter Coughlan, Patricia A. Duff); and "The Role of Learner Goals in L2 Success" (Barbara Gillette). Contents are indexed by author and subject. (MSE)
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Difficulty Level, Educational Objectives, English (Second Language), Inner Speech (Subvocal), Interpersonal Communication, Language Research, Language Usage, Learning Disabilities, Learning Theories, Limited English Speaking, Linguistic Theory, Research Methodology, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Second Languages, Student Attitudes
Ablex Publishing Corporation, 355 Chestnut Street, Norwood, NJ 07648 (paperback: ISBN-1-56750-025-0; hardback: ISBN-1-56750-024-2).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books
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Identifiers: Activity Theory; Fossilized Language; Vygotsky (Lev S)