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Saturday, January 28, 2017
Portuguese through incomprehensible input
Sept. 18, 2016 Portuguesification. What an ugly word. Nevertheless, I am happy to report that I have watched 10 hours of Portuguese-langua...
Sunday, July 10, 2016
Spanish through (in)comprehensible input
I believe it's time to learn some Spanish. I intend to follow the "incomprehensible input" approach I also undertook with Ita...
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Dramatic decline in number of university students taking modern foreign languages
Dramatic decline in number of university students taking modern foreign languages The Telegraph, 14 Feb 2015 UK figures: Entrants for mo...
Neural changes underlying successful second language learning
The schematics of connectivity in the brain showing connectivity at two different times with strength indicated by line thickness. Cr...
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Major languages are simpler than minor ones (yes, Chinese too)
Language Structure Is Partly Determined by Social Structure "Abstract Background Languages differ greatly both in their syntactic...
Thursday, March 17, 2016
Phonology in Second Language Reading: Not an Optional Extra
Phonology in Second Language Reading: Not an Optional Extra CATHERINE WALTER Institute of Education, University of London London, Englan...
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Individual differences in language learning
Dörnyei, Z., & Skehan, P. (2003). Individual differences in second language learning . In C. J. Doughty, & M. H. Long (Eds.), The ha...
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