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Motivations, Language Learning Beliefs, and Experiences of Hmong and Spanish-speaking Students in the Foreign Language Classroom

Motivations, Language Learning Beliefs, and Experiences of Hmong and Spanish-speaking Students in the Foreign Language Classroom

Identity Trajectories of Adult Second Language Learners

Identity Trajectories of Adult Second Language Learners

Multilingual Matters. 2018

This book explores the motivations of adult second language (L2) learners to learn Italian in continuing education settings in Australia. It focuses on their motivational drives, learning trajectories and related dynamics of identity development triggered by the learning process. Central to the study are adult L2 learners, who are still a largely under-researched and growing group of learners, and readers will gain a better understanding of the learning process of this specific group of...

Who Does this Language Belong To?

Who Does this Language Belong To?

Information Age Pub Incorporated. 2021

In this Hebrew language learning setting, students' backgrounds and histories are diverse: some were born and raised in Canada, the United States, or South Africa and studied Hebrew at Jewish day schools; others were born in the former USSR, immigrated to Israel as children, and moved to Canada with their families as teenagers; others were children of Israeli emigrants who learned Hebrew at home. This ethnographic qualitative study examines two conflicting camps within the Hebrew class,...

Standards for Foreign Language Learning in the 21st Century

Standards for Foreign Language Learning in the 21st Century

This volume incorporates the national standards for the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, Classical Languages, French, German, Italian, Japanese Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.

Journal of the Society of Basque Studies in America

Journal of the Society of Basque Studies in America