Retention or omission of the ne in advanced French interlanguage: The variable effect of extralinguistic factors. Second language researchers, programme planners, and teachers will undoubtedly find this volume an insightful and useful resource. The social turn in second language acquisition. She is Chevalier de la ordre des Palmes AcadA c miques and has served as President of the European Second Language Association, President of the Association for French Language Association, and President of the Association of Canadian Studies in Ireland. Chapter4 serves primarily as a methodology chapter, providing background informationabout the research program, participants, and analytic procedures.
Chapter 5 explores the variation in presence versus absence of the negativemorpheme 'ne' the proclitic marker of verbal negation. Interactional and stand-alone evidentials, as forms of deixis, are directed to the orientations of epistemic authority and accountability respectively; their distinct means of marking evidentiality are grounded in the motivation to be explicit with regard to accountability and inexplicit with regard to authority. Her research focuses on Second Language Acquisition, as well as on Canadian Studies. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. The Modern Language Journal 97 1. This volume explores the relationship between 'study abroad' and the acquisition of 'sociolinguistic competence' - the ability to communicate in socially appropriate ways.
The elements of language curriculum: A systematic approach to program development. The Canadian Modern Language Review 68 2. He is a former Government of Ireland Research Fellow and was a recipient of the Prix du Québec. His research focuses primarily on sociolinguistic and sociocultural perspectives on second language learning and teaching. I do not wish to be overly critical of this book; to be sure, Regan et al. How much exposure to English do international graduate students really get? Self-discrepancy: A theory relating self and affect.
The volume offers a careful documentation and analysis of the crucial role played by a one-year stay in France on the acquisition of key aspects of sociostylistic variation in the spoken French of advanced-level students of French as a Second Language. The learning of sociostylistic variation by advanced French as a second language learners: The case of nous versus on in immersion French. The volume serves as one of the few book-length works in this area. The authors reportthat, in line with previous research, 'ne' is absent significantly more oftenfollowing a year abroad relative to pre-study abroad data. The effectiveness of computer assisted pronunciation training for foreign learning by children.
Within a variationist paradigm, fine-grained empirical analyses of speech illuminate choices the L2 speaker makes in relation to their new identity, gender patterns, closeness or distance maintained in the social context in which they find themselves. At the same time,gender is treated as a monolithic fact, rather than an identity that is enactedfrom moment to moment at the local level see, e. Basics of qualitative research: Techniques and procedures for developing grounded theory, 2nd edn. His research focuses on Second Language Acquisition, Sociolinguistics, and Canadian Studies. Finalmente, se espera que al finalizar la lectura y el estudio de este libro, el lector haya desarrollado el grado de sensibilidad necesario para percibir la presencia de rasgos sociolingüísticos en su interacción oral y escrita con otros hablantes de inglés. Overall, the learners''have 'noticed' gender patterns in native speech and, consciously orunconsciously, tend to reproduce them'' p.
Foreign Language Annals 43 1. The development of Chinese fluency during study abroad in China. How languages are learned, 3rd edn. Using both cross-sectional and longitudinal data, four variable features of contemporary spoken French are analysed in a large population of advanced Irish-English speakers of French. Modern Language Journal, Volume 92, Monograph. Language Teaching Research 16 1. Foundations in sociolinguistics: An ethnographic approach.
Sites for young language learners. Towards a sociolinguistically responsive pedagogy: Teaching second-person address forms in French. As such, it represents a welcome addition to the body of work on second language L2 learners' ''sociolinguistic competence'' as well as to research on L2learning during study abroad. Rub Vera Regan is Associate Professor of Sociolinguistics at University College Dublin. Within a variationist paradigm, fine-grained empirical analyses of speech illuminate choices the L2 speaker makes in relation to their new identity, gender patterns, closeness or distance maintained in the social context in which they find themselves. Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad 4. How to be a successful language learner: Insights and prescriptions from L2 learners.
He has published on socio linguistic variation in relation to both native speaker and learner French, as well as on the acquisition of temporality. As it stands, the readerhas recourse only to descriptive and inferential statistics e. The aim of this study is to specify the strategic function of stance adverbs when qualifying a standpoint in an argumentative discussion. Annual Review of Applied Linguistics 31. The volume offers a careful documentation and analysis of the crucial role played by a one-year stay in France on the acquisition of key aspects of sociostylistic variation in the spoken French of advanced-level students of French as a Second Language.
Isabelle Lemée is Assistant Lecturer in the Department of French at St Patrick's College in Ireland. Qualifying Standpoints: Stance Adverbs as a Presentational Device for Managing the Burden of Proof. The psychology of second language acquisition. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Sustaining Linguistic Diversity: Endangered and Minority Languages and Language Varieties. Their results should be required reading for educators, planners and policymakers, as well as linguists of all stripes. Katherine Rehner Katherine Rehner is an Associate Professor in the Department of Language Studies at the University of Toronto Mississauga.