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ERIC Number: EJ572001
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0142-6001
Self-Instruction and Success: A Learner-Profile Study.
Jones, Francis R.
Applied Linguistics, v19 n3 p378-406 Sep 1998
Interviews with adults experienced in foreign language self-instruction generated profiles of language experience at learner and self-instructed language-token levels. Results showed separations between languages with and without self-instruction. The most effective learning route was starting with classwork. Ab initio self-instruction produced low command and high dropout. Sense of success was based on self-image. L1-L2 cognacy had little effect on achievement. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Great Britain