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- 16Second language acquisition
- 3Language and languages--Study and teaching
- 2French language--Study and teaching--Audio-visual aids
- 2Listening comprehension tests
- 2Hammer, Petra
- 1Archer, Cameron Geoffrey.
- 1Armenian, Atken.
- 1Carter, Barbara
- 1Derwing, Tracey Mary
- 1Fearon, Daniel P.
Graded effects of first and second language orthography on pronunciation during second language acquisitionDownload
This study aims to assess how frequency-based and probabilistic measure describing the orthography-phonology relationship influence the accuracy of second language (L2) pronunciation in a phonological decoding task for native English learners of German, and a control group with no formal...
Spoken and written data were analysed to examine the use of first person pronouns (1PP) in Japanese by non-native speakers (NNS), and then compared to 1PP use by native speakers (NS). For English NS who are used to obligatory subjects in their L1, Japanese 1PP poses challenges since Japanese 1PP...
A STUDY ON THE AUDIENCE RECEPTION OF THEATRE SURTITLES: Surtitling in a Francophone Minority Context in Canada and the Language Learning Potentials of Theatre SurtitlesDownload
This mixed-methods study focuses on the audience reception of theatre surtitles in a Francophone minority theatre context in Western Canada at L’UniThéâtre in Edmonton, Alberta. The main objective of this multifaceted research was to measure the perceptions of and reactions to English surtitles...
In a rapidly globalizing world, bilingualism and biliteracy become important assets. It is widely recognized that full and partial immersion (bilingual) education programs are emerging as successful routes to effective second language acquisition in many parts of the world. However, much of the...