Tag Archives: acquisition

#ASMSG Anyone who is good at #German learns #English better #IARTG #edchat #eslchat #ukedchat #cpchat #edcamp #T4US #Xmas #Christmas

There is a lively ongoing debate in the field of second language acquisition as to whether (i) a “sensitive” period of bilingual language development really exists, and, if it does, (ii) what are its age boundaries (Flege, Yeni-Komshian and Liu, … Continue reading

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What, Like, Makes #Language Change? ► #YA #efl #elt #ASMSG #BYNR #IAN1 #book #JT4a #t4us #aga3 ► #RaveReviewsBookClub #esl #ell #eltchat #edchat

http://t.co/Cmdx4HYKua ► Second #Language Acquisition► #efl #elt #ASMSG #BYNR #IAN1 #book #JT4a #t4us #aga3 ► #RaveReviewsBookClub #esl #ell — Thomas Jerome Baker (@profesortbaker) January 23, 2014 What, Like, Makes Language Change? Language changes for many reasons. When one language comes … Continue reading

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Native Speaker Needed?

Native Speaker Needed? At the 2007 TESOL Chile Conference the question was asked: Are native speaker teachers automatically the best teachers of a language? Just because you speak a language naturally, does that mean you can teach it? Or does … Continue reading

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Pearson Buys Connections: What it Means

Pearson announced today that it acquired Connections Education, a leading national online learning provider. I know both companies well and think this is a great combination. http://huff.to/qHPMea “Connections” is another success story for “Sterling Partners”, backers of “Laureate, Sylvan”. Peter … Continue reading

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