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ERIC Number: EJ376663
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Acculturation, Communication Apprehension, and Language Acquisition.
Mettler, Sally
Community Review, v8 n1 p5-15 Fall 1987
Describes acculturation as the negotiation of linguistic, behavioral, and affiliation barriers. Reviews three models of second-language acquisition and highlights problems for the learner related to linguistic noise, comprehension lag, and communication apprehension. Considers ways English-as-a-Second-Language instructors can ease linguistic and cultural transitions. (DMM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Note: Available from Community Review, Dept. 8010, Transaction Periodicals Consortium, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08903.