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Language Acquisition from Online Informal Learning Activities

  • Geoffrey Sockett
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Part of the New Language Learning and Teaching Environments book series (NLLTE)

Abstract

In the previous chapters, a picture has been painted of the private world of the online informal learner of English, in terms of activities and from a theoretical standpoint. It has been established that a majority of students surveyed are involved in such activities, many for extended periods. It is also clear that the field can be understood with reference to language learning models which look beyond explicit classroom instruction and the centrality of noticing (Skehan 1998) when seeking to model language acquisition.

Keywords

Language Development Language Learning Language Acquisition Learner Perception Target Structure 
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© Geoffrey Sockett 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Geoffrey Sockett
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  1. 1.Paris Descartes UniversityFrance

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