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ERIC Number: EJ501480
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0267-1905
Sociocultural Theory and Second Language Acquisition.
Lantolf, James P.; Pavlenko, Aneta
Annual Review of Applied Linguistics, v15 p108-24 1995
Reviews recent research on the application of sociocultural theory to second language (L2) acquisition, focusing on activity theory and the relevance of motives and goals for L2 learning, the role of private speech in L2 learning, and learning in the zone of proximal development. An annotated bibliography discusses 8 important works in the field. (66 references) (MDM)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Activity Theory; Sociocultural Theory; Zone of Proximal Development
Note: Issue Title: Survey of the Field of Applied Lingui