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Second Language Learning and Culture
A look at various factors that impact second language learning.
# 140118 | 1,250 words | 5 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Education (ESL)


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This paper examines how second language acquisition can take place in a variety of situations and environments. The ways in which individuals approach this is discusses, such as taking classes to learn a second language, while others may have no choice because they have moved from one culture to another and have to learn the new language in order to function. The paper further points out that American educators are quite familiar with both situations, from guiding American students into a new language, to helping immigrants learn English in order to fit into the social order in America.

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"Second language acquisition can take place in a variety of situations and environments. Some take a class to learn a second language, for instance, while others may have no choice because they have moved from one culture to another and have to learn the new language in order to function. American educators are quite familiar with both situations, from guiding American students into a new language, to helping immigrants learn English in order to fit into the social order in America. In acquiring a new language, the student also acquires a degree of the culture of the culture that produced and uses that language. This is perhaps more obvious for, say, ESL students in an American classroom, given that they are living in..."

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