Turn 2021 into a year of reading!
Add this book to bookshelf
Grey
Write a new comment Default profile 50px
Grey
Subscribe to read the full book or read the first pages for free!
All characters reduced
Studies of Fossilization in Second Language Acquisition - cover

Studies of Fossilization in Second Language Acquisition

Dr. ZhaoHong Han, Dr. Terence Odlin

Publisher: Multilingual Matters

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0

Summary

This volume, as a sequel to Fossilization in Adult Second Language Acquisition by Han (2004), brings together a collection of most recent theoretical and empirical studies on fossilization, a classic problem of second language acquisition. It covers a wide range of perspectives and issues. The analyses discussed herein address key concerns of many second language researchers and teachers with regard to just how far anyone can go in learning a new language.

Other books that might interest you

  • Talk A Lot - Spoken English Course (Book 1) - cover

    Talk A Lot - Spoken English...

    Matt Purland

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    Complete 12-week spoken English courseAll materials, instructions and answers are includedBrand new and unique learning methodLearn and recall questions, answers and negativesusing 8 common verb formsLearn 400+ essential vocabulary wordsTalk a Lot is a brand new spoken English course.The course objectives are very simple:-Every student talking in English-Every student listening to English-Every student thinking in English, and-Every student taking part in classTalk a Lot Elementary Book 1 is suitable for students at these levels:Student’s Level: Elementary; Pre-IntermediateCommon European Framework (CEF): to A2; to B1Cambridge Assessment: KET; PET
    Show book
  • Instant Voice Training - How to Train Your Voice Instantly! - cover

    Instant Voice Training - How to...

    INSTANT Series

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    How to Train Your Voice Instantly!
     
    In a world...where your voice totally matters - what do you do if you don't have the sexiest voice, the most commanding voice, the most articulate voice...or are simply not happy with the voice you have?
     
    There is a myriad of reasons to why you would want/need to have a better voice, such as...
     
    * You want to be listened to more instead of falling on deaf ears by other people who can't understand you or can't stand the sound of your voice.
     
    * You want to have a better voice for occupational reason if you're a singer, actor, speaker, etc., in order to get ahead professionally.
     
    * You want to have a better voice to attract the ladies or gentlemen and make more friends for a thriving dating and social life.
     
    * You want to overcome speech impairments that are causing you to stutter or mispronounce your words and creating all sorts of problems for you.
     
    * You want to always feel confident knowing you can walk into any room and command attention with a voice that conveys power and is music to people's ears.
     
    Are you familiar with the proverbial saying "it's not what you say, but how you say it" and how your actual words only make up "7% of communication"? Well, your voice makes up a remaining majority of that.
     
    Thus, how you come across to those around you is determined by your voice, even more so than appearance. Have you ever witnessed a person who didn't' have the polished look, but the second they started talking you became in "awe" by the spellbinding sound effect they had...while the opposite could be said for somebody who looked like a million bucks but didn't have the million-bucks voice to go with that appearance.
     
    You certainly can retrain your voice to give it more control in how you want it to sound from tone, pitch, volume, and even accent by doing a series of vocal training exercises.
     
    Within "Instant Voice Training":
     
    * How to bring your voice forward via doing "mouth pull-ups" to unleash your dynamic, vibrant powerful voice.
     
    * How to determine the type of voice you have and the best approach to calibrate it for best utilization.
     
    * How to apply singing techniques to your speaking voice to propel your vocal projection to a whole new level.
     
    * How to practice sustaining sound control when speaking for long periods of time so you don't damage your vocal cords.
     
    * How to perform the breathing muscle "push up/release out" technique to allow more air intake for clearer articulation with resonance.
     
    * Plus, custom practical "how-to" strategies, techniques, applications and exercises on how to improve your voice.
     
    ...and much more.
     
    Imagine being able to go anywhere knowing that you can speak up whenever you want with a voice that people will listen to and accept what you have to say because you're so eloquently articulate. That's what having a golden voice will do for you.
     
    Your voice is the ultimate weapon in your arsenal. It can move mountains.
    Show book
  • English Fundamentals 1 (Speedy Study Guides) - cover

    English Fundamentals 1 (Speedy...

    Speedy Publishing

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    A concrete foundation is essential in comprehending and writing complex English literary pieces. A thorough understanding of the parts of speech is the first step of the process. This guide will take you through nouns, pronouns, and verbs and so on until you've mastered their concepts and can apply them to your writing. Buy a copy today.
    Show book
  • English Fundamentals 2 (Speedy Study Guides) - cover

    English Fundamentals 2 (Speedy...

    Speedy Publishing

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    English can easily get very confusing with its many rules of grammar but to get a good grip of the language, you need to refer back to the fundamentals. This guide is valuable in that regard because it reminds you of what you need to know in order to succeed at learning and mastering the language. Don't forget to grab a copy today.
    Show book
  • English Fundamentals 3 (Speedy Study Guides) - cover

    English Fundamentals 3 (Speedy...

    Speedy Publishing

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    Master the use of auxiliary verbs and prepositions using this very effective guide. Composed of actual definitions and plenty of examples, this quick guide strongly advocates applied learning. This means that you will not only be reading concepts, you'll also be given the chance to test your knowledge through quizzes. Grab a copy of this guide today.
    Show book
  • English Grammar - English Grammar Guide - cover

    English Grammar - English...

    Pamphlet Master

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    Pamphlet Master's English Grammar has all information that professionals, teachers and students need in order to improve their proficiency in English. It will give you what it takes to achieve success not only in school but beyond. Included in the pamphlet are: -English Grammar Tips -Tenses -Adjectives -Nouns -Prepositions -Interjection -Verbs -Pronouns
    Show book