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By Hanna Komorowska (auth.), Andrzej Łyda, Konrad Szcześniak (eds.)

The papers incorporated within the quantity examine how language know-how impacts the results of international and moment language acquisition in complex novices. The publication makes a speciality of questions resembling how a lot linguistic wisdom is open to the learner’s unsleeping adventure, what should still and shouldn't be thought of the information of language, how language know-how will be better within the lecture room, and, such a lot crucially, what results language understanding has on attained skillability. a few papers within the quantity additionally deal with methodological demanding situations of studying language expertise, equivalent to the trouble of defining and measuring know-how with enough precision.

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It then reports the results of a small scale study conducted among nearly 100 pre-service teachers, which tapped their attitudes towards LA. And the opening motto. The present chapter is hoping to demonstrate that despite various attempts at burying the notion, it is still alive and contributing to the field of applied linguistics. 2 Setting the Grounds Discussions of such ephemeral notions as ‘‘awareness’’ – Gass (1983), for instance, likens it to the German Sprachgefühl, ‘‘one’s feel for the language’’ (1983, p.

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