Year 2020, Volume 4 , Issue 1, Pages 107 - 109 2020-12-26

Book Review: How Languages are Learned

İ̇rem ALTUNEL [1]


The book How Languages are Learned (ISBN 978-0-19-454126-8) was written by Patsy M. Lightbown & Nina Spada, and first published in 1993. The fourth edition of this award-winning book was published in 2013, and it is extensively used by educators and linguists all around the world. Patsy M. Lightbown is a Distinguished Professor Emerita in Applied Linguistics at Concordia University, Montreal. She has been working on second language learning & teaching for more than forty years. She is an author, editor, consultant and an advisor. The co-author of this book, Nina Spada, is a Professor Emerita in the Second Language Education Program at University of Toronto. Her main research interest is form-focused instruction in classroom SLA. Furthermore, she was a Visiting Professor at Boğaziçi University, Turkey, in 2015. The book’s updated content provides educators some important information about recent research on second language learning. It also presents a number of useful activities and questions related to this field which will trigger critical thinking. The books itself is a good and reliable source that relates language acquisition theory and research to teaching and learning in the classroom.
language, acquisition, learning
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Primary Language en
Subjects Language and Linguistics
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0001-2345-6689
Author: İ̇rem ALTUNEL (Primary Author)
Institution: Middle East Technical University
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : December 26, 2020

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APA Altunel, İ . (2020). Book Review: How Languages are Learned . Journal of Language Research , 4 (1) , 107-109 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/jlr/issue/54148/795028
MLA Altunel, İ . "Book Review: How Languages are Learned" . Journal of Language Research 4 (2020 ): 107-109 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/jlr/issue/54148/795028>
Chicago Altunel, İ . "Book Review: How Languages are Learned". Journal of Language Research 4 (2020 ): 107-109
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ISNAD Altunel, İ̇rem . "Book Review: How Languages are Learned". Journal of Language Research 4 / 1 (December 2020): 107-109 .
AMA Altunel İ . Book Review: How Languages are Learned. JLR. 2020; 4(1): 107-109.
Vancouver Altunel İ . Book Review: How Languages are Learned. Journal of Language Research. 2020; 4(1): 107-109.
IEEE İ. Altunel , "Book Review: How Languages are Learned", Journal of Language Research, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 107-109, Dec. 2020