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ERIC Number: ED359786
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Pages: 207
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-9509132-1-9
Language Learning in Formal and Informal Contexts. Proceedings of a Joint Seminar of the Irish and British Associations for Applied Linguistics (Dublin, Ireland, September 11-13, 1984).
Singleton, D. M., Ed.; Little, D. G., Ed.
A number of issues of central importance to understanding the nature of language, its acquisition and use were considered at a seminar on language learning. Papers delivered at the seminar are as follows: "Why Don't Learners Learn What Teachers Teach? The Interaction Hypothesis" (Dick Allwright); "The Role of Instruction in Second Language Acquisition" (Rod Ellis); "The Development of the Verb Phrase in a Bilingual Child" (Annick de Houwer); "What Has the Learner Learned? Proficiency Testing in a Communicative Perspective" (Allan Emmett); "Learning Languages Through Various Media" (Sabine Jones); "Bilingualism and Lexical Innovation" (Appie Kennedy-Jonker); "Learning German Without a Teacher: A Self-Instructional Programme for Undergraduate Students of Engineering Science" (David Little, Aedamar Grant); "Motivation and Perseverance in Foreign Language Learning" (Lubasa N'ti Nseendi); "Foreigner Register" (Rose Maclaran, David Singleton); "Bridging the Formal and Informal Fields of Irish Language Learning at Primary Level" (Sinead Norton); "Interaction Between Learner and Learning Environment: Issues in the Development of Learning Materials for Adult Learners of Irish" (Helen O Murchu); "The Acquisition of Relative Clauses in a Formal and in an Informal Setting: Further Evidence in Support of the Markedness Hypothesis" (Maria Pavesi); "Patterns of Reading in L1 and L2" (Nancy Sanguineti de Serrano); "Stimulating Interaction in the Foreign Language Classroom Through Conversation in Small Groups of Learners" (Anna Trosborg); and "Stop the Monitor I Want To Get Off: or Looking for a Way Forward in Language Teaching" (Carol Wallace, Jane Macaskie). (MSE)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Irish Association for Applied Linguistics, Dublin.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A