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The Gifted Language Learner

A Case of Nature or Nurture?

If language learning is self-initiated and self-regulated, can anyone become native-like in a new language, or are special gifts necessary? Les mer
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If language learning is self-initiated and self-regulated, can anyone become native-like in a new language, or are special gifts necessary?

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Innholdsfortegnelse

Introduction; 1. Giftedness, then and now; 2. The gifted language learner, 3. Personality dimensions in GLL; 4. Neurological and cognitive foundations of GLL; 5. Emotion, cognition and engagement in GLL; 6. Paths forward in theory and research.

Om forfatteren

Alene Moyer is Professor Emerita in the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the University of Maryland. Her research examines long-term outcomes in second language acquisition. Her previous books include Foreign Accent: The Phenomenon of Non-native Speech (2013) and Age, Accent and Experience in Second Language Acquisition (2004).