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Second Language Learning and Teaching

At the Crossroads: Challenges of Foreign Language Learning

Editors: Piechurska-Kuciel, Ewa, Szymańska-Czaplak, Elżbieta, Szyszka, Magdalena (Eds.)

  • Offers a unique combination of research issues in foreign language (FL) teaching and learning, targeting a wide readership
  • Includes a representative selection of research by leading experts in the field of applied linguistics and second language acquisition
  • Focuses on various cognitive, affective and socio-cultural aspects of the foreign-language (FL) teaching/learning process
  • Presents important guidelines for researchers interested in foreign language (FL) learning challenges
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This book offers a valuable contribution to the discussion on the complexities of L2 learning processes that pose a challenge to learners. Focusing on the cognitive, affective and socio-cultural perspectives, the papers included provide important insights into the individual’s experiences in second language acquisition. This work also addresses social interactions and cultural background, shedding new light on their role in the context in L2 learning processes. It is a valuable resource for anyone interested in understanding the challenges of foreign-language (FL) learning and teaching.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Treating Errors in Learners’ Writing: Techniques and Processing of Corrective Feedback

    La Russa, Francesca

    Pages 3-17

  • Mind, Language and Experience: Improving the Understanding of Figurative Language in EFL

    Krawczyk, Tomasz Piotr

    Pages 19-35

  • Basic Features of Conceptual Sphere “Geopolitics” in Modern English-Speaking Worldview

    Kurbatova, Tetiana

    Pages 37-51

  • On the Mongolian Students’ Difficulties in Acquiring English Relative Clauses, Due to Syntactic Structure Difference

    Munkhtsetseg, Namsrai

    Pages 53-71

  • Individual Difference Variables as Mediating Influences on Success or Failure in Form-Focused Instruction

    Pawlak, Mirosław

    Pages 75-92

Buy this book

eBook $89.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-55155-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $119.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-55154-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
At the Crossroads: Challenges of Foreign Language Learning
Editors
  • Ewa Piechurska-Kuciel
  • Elżbieta Szymańska-Czaplak
  • Magdalena Szyszka
Series Title
Second Language Learning and Teaching
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-55155-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-55155-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-55154-8
Series ISSN
2193-7648
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 203
Number of Illustrations and Tables
4 b/w illustrations, 4 illustrations in colour
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