The insights, techniques and skills needed to understand why some adult students have difficulties with learning a second language are presented in this book. The author's premise is that what appears on the surface is often not the real source of the learner's difficulty. A correct diagnosis of the cause of the problem is important if intervention is to prove effective. The book presents a large number of theories and models of learning, and covers areas including: learning styles and personality dispositions; student motivation, self-efficacy and anxiety; and how to interview students.Box 9.1 The Modern Language Aptitude Test and Its Subscales Part 1-Number Learning: This subtest requires the ... The subtest is described in the Manual [ Carroll aamp; Sapon, 1959) as measuring part of memory and aquot;auditory alertness, aquot; whichanbsp;...
|Title||:||Understanding Second Language Learning Difficulties|
|Author||:||Madeline E. Ehrman|
|Publisher||:||SAGE Publications - 1996-09-26|