The Second Language Learning Processes of Students with Specific Learning Difficulties

Kormos, Judit (2017) The Second Language Learning Processes of Students with Specific Learning Difficulties. Second Language Acquisition Research Series . Routledge, New York. ISBN 9781138911796

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Abstract

The Second Language Learning Processes of Students with Specific Learning Difficulties is the only recent book available to offer a detailed and in-depth discussion of the second language learning processes of students with specific learning difficulties (SpLDs). It summarizes research advances in the fields of cognitive andeducational psychology and integrates them with recent studies in the area of second language acquisition (SLA). Thus the book is relevant not only to readers who are particularly interested in the role of specific learning difficulties in learning additional languages, but also to those who would like to understand how individual differences in cognitive functioning influence SLA. The book focuses on four important areas that are particularly relevant for language learners with SpLDs: the processes of SLA in general and the development of reading skills in particular, the effectiveness of pedagogical programmes, the assessment of the language competence of students with SpLDs and identifying SpLDs in another language. The book also views learners with SpLDs in their social and educational contexts and elaborates how the barriers in these contexts can affect their language learning processes. This is an excellent resource for language teachers, students and researchers in the areas of second language acquisition and applied linguistics.

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01 Feb 2017 11:58
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