17.3771, Books: Applied Linguistics/Language Acquisition: Ringbom

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Subject: 17.3771, Books: Applied Linguistics/Language Acquisition: Ringbom

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Date: 19-Dec-2006
From: Kathryn King < marketing at multilingual-matters.com >
Subject: Cross-Linguistic Similarity in Foreign Language Learning: Ringbom 

	
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Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2006 09:44:20
From: Kathryn King < marketing at multilingual-matters.com >
Subject: Cross-Linguistic Similarity in Foreign Language Learning: Ringbom 
 



Title: Cross-Linguistic Similarity in Foreign Language Learning 
Series Title: Second Language Acquisition  

Publication Year: 2006 
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
	   http://www.multilingual-matters.com/
	

Book URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/multi/display.asp?isb=1853599344 


Author: Hakan Ringbom

Hardback: ISBN: 1853599352 Pages: 152 Price: U.S. $ 94.95
Hardback: ISBN: 1853599352 Pages: 152 Price: U.K. £ 49.95
Paperback: ISBN: 1853599344 Pages: 152 Price: U.K. £ 19.95
Paperback: ISBN: 1853599344 Pages: 152 Price: U.S. $ 39.95


Abstract:

This book explores the importance of cross-linguistic similarity in foreign
language learning. Similarities can be perceived in the form of simplified
one-to-one relationships or merely assumed. The book outlines the different
roles of L1 transfer on comprehension and on production, and on close and
distant target languages.

Key Features:
- Argues that second/foreign language learning should be split into two
types: learning for comprehension and learning for production
- Also provides a survey of research in the learning of English in Finland 



Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                     Language Acquisition

Subject Language(s): English (eng)
                     Finnish (fin)


Written In: English  (eng)
	
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