ERIC Number: ED274208
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Second Language Learning: Research Problems and Perspectives. Papers from a Conference on Second Language Learning (Birmingham, England, February 24-26, 1984).
Brumfit, Christopher, Ed.; And Others
The principal objectives of this conference were: (1) to become aware of present research relevant to second language learning/teaching; (2) to stress the need for further research; and (3) to establish directions for this further research. Papers include: "Language Needs and Social Policy" (John Trim); "Some Priorities for Research in Second Language Learning" (Paul Meara); "An Outsider's View of Research Needs in Second Language Learning" (Robert Le Page); "Research and the Teacher of Foreign Languages in Secondary Schools" (Brian Page); "Communication Processes: What Do Second Language Learners Need to Be Able to Do?" (David Wilkins); "Language Learning and Acquisition Processes: How Can and Do People Learn?" (Steven McDonough); and "Language Learning in Education: What Research Should Be Done to Help Improve Learning?" (Rosamond Mitchell). A review and summary of the papers, a list of recent and current research in Great Britain, an extensive bibliography, and a participant list are appended. (MSE)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Centre for Information on Language Teaching and Research, London (England).
Note: For individual papers, see FL 016 093-099.