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The Resource To advanced proficiency and beyond : theory and methods for developing superior second language ability, Tony Brown and Jennifer Bown, editors

To advanced proficiency and beyond : theory and methods for developing superior second language ability, Tony Brown and Jennifer Bown, editors

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To advanced proficiency and beyond : theory and methods for developing superior second language ability
Title
To advanced proficiency and beyond
Title remainder
theory and methods for developing superior second language ability
Statement of responsibility
Tony Brown and Jennifer Bown, editors
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Editor
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Language
eng
Summary
Due to the pressures of globalization, American society increasingly needs citizens who can carry out Superior level functions in languages other than English. Instructors, researchers, and students of second language acquisition seek scholarly resources to help satisfy this demand. In this volume, leading experts in second language acquisition and language planning supply cutting-edge research on working memory and cognition and empirical studies of effective teaching. The theoretical and empirical work in these pages is complemented by descriptions of successful pedagogical practices that take students from the Advanced to the Superior levels and beyond. With examples ranging across a number of languages, including Russian, Chinese, and Arabic, the volume will serve a broad audience. This practical handbook will help seasoned instructors improve outcomes, while it can also be used for training new instructors in methods courses
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non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Brown, Tony
  • Bown, Jennifer
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  • Second language acquisition
  • FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY
  • Second language acquisition
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To advanced proficiency and beyond : theory and methods for developing superior second language ability, Tony Brown and Jennifer Bown, editors
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Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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Contents
Introduction : past context, present focus, future directions : shifting focus from intermediate skills in classroom training to advanced/superior and beyond / Cynthia L. Martin -- Part One. Defining Characteristics of High-level Language Learning and Learners -- Chapter 1. Experience with Higher Levels of Proficiency / Betty Lou Leaver and Christine Campbell -- Chapter 2. L1, L2, and Cognitive Development : Exploring Relationships / Dan Dewey, Ray Clifford, and Troy Cox -- Part Two. Approaches to Maximizing Language Gain at Home and Abroad -- Chapter 3. Developing Superior Language Proficiency and Analytical Skills for the Federal Workforce / Deborah Kennedy and Christa Hansen -- Chapter 4. Advanced Foreign Language Study through Debate / Tony Brown, Jennifer Bown, and Dennis L. Eggett -- Chapter 5. Chinese for Special Purposes : Individualized Instruction as a Bridge to Overseas Direct Enrollment / Matthew B. Christensen and Dana S. Bourgerie -- Chapter 6. Taking on the "Ceiling Effect" in Arabic / R. Kirk Belnap and Khaled Abuamsha -- Chapter 7. The Development of L2 Proficiency and Literacy within the Context of the Federally Supported Overseas Language Training Programs for Americans / Dan E. Davidson -- Chapter 8. From Proficiency to Expertise : Using HR Evaluation Methods to Assess Advanced Foreign Language and Culture Ability / Patrick McAloon -- Chapter 9. Professional Language Skills : Unprecedented Demand and Supply / Richard D. Brecht, William P. Rivers, John P. Robinson, and Dan E. Davidson -- Chapter 10. Expanded Understandings and Programmatic Approaches for Achieving Advanced Language Ability / Frederick H. Jackson -- Conclusion. To Advanced Proficiency and Beyond : Charting a New Course in the Twenty-First Century / Tony Brown and Jennifer Bown
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ocn904548326
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1 online resource
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online
Isbn
9781626161740
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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22573/ctt13695k4
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not applicable
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(OCoLC)904548326
Label
To advanced proficiency and beyond : theory and methods for developing superior second language ability, Tony Brown and Jennifer Bown, editors
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : past context, present focus, future directions : shifting focus from intermediate skills in classroom training to advanced/superior and beyond / Cynthia L. Martin -- Part One. Defining Characteristics of High-level Language Learning and Learners -- Chapter 1. Experience with Higher Levels of Proficiency / Betty Lou Leaver and Christine Campbell -- Chapter 2. L1, L2, and Cognitive Development : Exploring Relationships / Dan Dewey, Ray Clifford, and Troy Cox -- Part Two. Approaches to Maximizing Language Gain at Home and Abroad -- Chapter 3. Developing Superior Language Proficiency and Analytical Skills for the Federal Workforce / Deborah Kennedy and Christa Hansen -- Chapter 4. Advanced Foreign Language Study through Debate / Tony Brown, Jennifer Bown, and Dennis L. Eggett -- Chapter 5. Chinese for Special Purposes : Individualized Instruction as a Bridge to Overseas Direct Enrollment / Matthew B. Christensen and Dana S. Bourgerie -- Chapter 6. Taking on the "Ceiling Effect" in Arabic / R. Kirk Belnap and Khaled Abuamsha -- Chapter 7. The Development of L2 Proficiency and Literacy within the Context of the Federally Supported Overseas Language Training Programs for Americans / Dan E. Davidson -- Chapter 8. From Proficiency to Expertise : Using HR Evaluation Methods to Assess Advanced Foreign Language and Culture Ability / Patrick McAloon -- Chapter 9. Professional Language Skills : Unprecedented Demand and Supply / Richard D. Brecht, William P. Rivers, John P. Robinson, and Dan E. Davidson -- Chapter 10. Expanded Understandings and Programmatic Approaches for Achieving Advanced Language Ability / Frederick H. Jackson -- Conclusion. To Advanced Proficiency and Beyond : Charting a New Course in the Twenty-First Century / Tony Brown and Jennifer Bown
Control code
ocn904548326
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781626161740
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt13695k4
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)904548326

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