ERIC Number: EJ624972
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Aptitude for Learning a Foreign Language.
Sparks, Richard; Ganschow, Leonore
Annual Review of Applied Linguistics, v21 p90-111 2001
Review research on foreign language aptitude and its measurement prior to 1990. Describes research areas in the 1990s, including affective variables, language learning strategies, learning styles as contributors to aptitude and aptitude as a cognitive construct affected by language variables. Reviews research on individual differences and the importance of phonological and orthographic processing for foreign language learning. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Note: Special issue: Language and Psychology.