Sociocultural Theory and Second Language Learning e-book

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Sociocultural Theory and Second Language Learning e-book

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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.
Topics covered include: learning and teaching languages in the zone of proximal development; L1 mediation in the acquisition of L2 grammar and sociocultural theory as a theory of second language learning.

  • ISBN: 978-0-19-442306-9
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  • Print Length (pages): 304

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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.
Topics covered include: learning and teaching languages in the zone of proximal development; L1 mediation in the acquisition of L2 grammar and sociocultural theory as a theory of second language learning.

Contents

Introducing sociocultural theory

1 Sociocultural contributions to understanding the foreign and second language classroom

2 Rethinking interaction in SLA: Developmentally appropriate assistance in the zone of proximal development and the acquisition of L2 grammar

3 Subjects speak out: How learners position themselves in a psycholinguistic task

4 The output hypothesis and beyond: Mediating acquisition through collaborative dialogue

5 Playfulness as mediation in communicative language teaching in a Vietnamese classroom

6 Social discursive constructions of self in L2 learning

7 Second language learning as participation and the (re)construction of selves

8 Side affects: The strategic development of professional satisfaction

9 The appropriation of gestures of the abstract by L2 learners

10 Second language acquisition theory and the truth(s) about relativity

11 From input to affordance: Social-interactive learning from an ecological perspective
Bibliography
Index