ERIC Number: EJ655679
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Second Language Play as a Representation of the Multicompetent Self in Foreign Language Study.
Belz, Julie A.
Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, v1 n1 p13-39 2002
Links three areas that have recently attracted interest in second language (L2) acquisition and applied linguistics research: 1) first language use in adult foreign language study; 2) adult second language play; 3) adult language learner identity. Suggests a new role for adult form-based L2 play in which play functions in the acquisition of L2 forms. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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