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The Science And Psychology Of Second-language Acquisition

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By Ellen Bialystok

By Kenji Hakuta

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More than five thousand languages are currently spoken around the globe. Learning to speak one of them is virtually effortless for most of us, so why is it commonly so difficult to learn a second language? Unraveling this mystery, two top researchers in the field explain how language acquisition can be an odyssey of self-discovery.
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On Sale
Oct 20, 1995
Page Count
256 pages
Publisher
Basic Books
ISBN-13
9780465032815

Ellen Bialystok

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Ellen Bialystok is professor of psychology at York University in Toronto and the author of three books, including Communicaiton Strategies and Language Processing in Bilingual Children.

Kenji Hakuta is professor of education and linguistics at Stanford University and the author of The Mirror of Language.

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Kenji Hakuta

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Ellen Bialystok is professor of psychology at York University in Toronto and the author of three books, including Communicaiton Strategies and Language Processing in Bilingual Children. Kenji Hakuta is professor of education and linguistics at Stanford University and the author of The Mirror of Language.

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