ERIC Number: ED200038
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
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How to Learn a Foreign Language.
This book covers many practical aspects of language learning. The first section entitled "The 'Whys' of Language Learning" discusses such topics as the following: (1) everyone can learn a language; (2) easier and more difficult elements in a language and classification of languages according to difficulty for speakers of English; (3) length of time that is needed to learn a language; (4) criteria for selection of a language; (5) "tricks of the trade" in language-learning; (6) organic learning; and (7) intonation. The second chapter deals with techniques for mastering pronunciation, grammar, and vocabulary. The concluding chapter deals with non-verbal aspects of communication and ways to learn them. (AMH)
Descriptors: Grammar, Learning Activities, Nonverbal Communication, Pronunciation, Second Language Learning, Speech Communication, Vocabulary
Heinle & Heinle Publishers, 51 Sleeper Street, Boston, MA 02210 ($7.50).
Publication Type: Books; Opinion Papers
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