Sociocultural theory and second language learning edited by James P. Lantolf.
Contributor(s): Lantolf, James P [Editor].Series: Oxford applied linguistics. Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2000Description: 296p.ISBN: 9780194421607; 0194421600.Subject(s): Applied linguistics - study & teaching | Second language learningDDC classification: 418.0071
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Contents Introducing sociocultural theory / James P. Lantolf --
Sociocultural contributions to understanding the foreign and second language classroom / Richard Donato --
Rethinking interaction in SLA : developmentally appropriateassistance in the acquisition of L2 grammar / Amy Snyder Ohta -- Subjects speak out : how learners position themselves in a psycholinguistic task / Regina Roebuck --
The output hypothesis and beyond : mediating acquisition through collaborative dialogue / Merrill Swain --
Playfulness as mediation in communicative language teaching in a Vietnamese classroom / Patricia N. Sullivan --
Social discursive constructions of self in L2 learning / Claire Kramsch --
Second language learning as participation and the (re)construction of selves / Aneta Pavlenko and James P. Lantolf --
Side affects : the strategic development of professional satisfaction / Deryn P. Verity --
The appropriation of gestures of the abstract by L2 learners / Steven G. McCafferty and Mohammed K. Ahmed --
Second language acquisition theory and the truth(s) about relativity / Steven L. Thorne --
From input to affordance : social-interactive learning from an ecological perspective / Leo van Lier.
Representing a major statement of the research being conducted on the learning of second languages from a sociocultural perspective, this book - with a theoretical, and a separate empirical part - covers topics that include learning and teaching languages in the zone of proximal development, and L1 mediation in the acquisition of L2 grammar.