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ERIC Number: EJ1046875
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0015-718X
Dynamic Processes of Speech Development by Seven Adult Learners of Japanese in a Domestic Immersion Context
Fukuda, Makiko
Foreign Language Annals, v47 n4 p729-745 Win 2014
The present study revealed the dynamic process of speech development in a domestic immersion program by seven adult beginning learners of Japanese. The speech data were analyzed with fluency, accuracy, and complexity measurements at group, interindividual, and intraindividual levels. The results revealed the complex nature of language development among and within individuals. The reasons for such dynamicity and pedagogical implications are discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Adult Education
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Language: English
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