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ERIC Number: EJ293387
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1983
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An Economic Perspective on Learning a Second Language.
Grenier, Gilles; Vaillancourt, Francois
Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, v4 n6 p471-83 1983
Although economic considerations are influential in one's success or failure at second language learning, sociolinguistic and psycholinguistic factors should not be overlooked. Suggests that a fuller understanding of language acquisition and language behavior might be gained by a combined analysis of economic data (human capital model), family background, and environmental variables. (SL)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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