Sociocultural Theory and Second Language Learning

Sociocultural Theory and Second Language Learning

By: Lantolf, James P.

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This book represents a major statement of the current research being conducted into the learning of second languages from a sociocultural perspective.

Title: Sociocultural Theory and Second Language Learning

Author Name: Lantolf, James P.

Categories: Teaching English,

Publisher: United Kingdom, Oxford University Press: 1/Dec/1999

ISBN Number: 0194421600

ISBN Number 13: 9780194421607

Binding: Paperback

Seller ID: 5981

Description: tables 302 This book represents a major statement of the current research being conducted on the learning of second languages from a sociocultural perspective. The book is divided into a theoretical and an empirical part. Specific topics covered include: learning and teaching languages in the zone of proximal development; L1 mediation in the acquisition of L2 grammar; sociocultural theory as a theory of second language learning; gestural mediation in a second language; and constructing a self through a second language. (ISBN: 9780194421607 - When referring to this item please quote our stock ID: 5981)

Keywords: ELT: teaching theory language acquisition sociolinguistics,