ERIC Number: EJ443914
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Perspectives on Second-Language Development: Implications for Bilingual Education.
Snow, Catherine E.
Educational Researcher, v21 n2 p16-19 Mar 1992
Provides a guide to basic research in second-language acquisition by characterizing distinct perspectives from foreign language teaching, first-language acquisition, psycholinguistics, and sociocultural factors. Argues that crucial insights of the sociocultural perspective must be introduced for adequate assessments of bilingual individuals. (JB)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Cultural Context, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Language Research, Minority Groups, Psycholinguistics, Research Methodology, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Sociocultural Patterns
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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