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L2 writing development [electronic resource] : multiple perspectives.

Contributor(s): Manch�on. Rosa M.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Trends in applied linguistics: 6.Publisher: Boston : De Gruyter Mouton, c2012Description: 1 online resource.ISBN: 9781934078303 (electronic bk.); 1934078301 (electronic bk.).Other title: Second language writing development.Subject(s): Second language acquisition | Written communication | FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 418.0071 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Acknowledgements; Foreword; Contributors; Chapter 1 Multiple perspectives in the study of L2 writing development: An introduction; Chapter 2 Foreign language writing development from a dynamic usage based perspective; Chapter 3 Writing across languages in a bilingual context: A Dynamic Systems Theory approach; Chapter 4 Feedback and writing development through collaboration: A socio-cultural approach; Chapter 5 Understanding L2 writing development from a multicompetence perspective: Dynamic repertoires of knowledge and text construction
Summary: The aim of this pioneering volume is to advance our understanding of written language learning in instructed second/foreign languageacquisition (SLA). This is achieved through a collection of empirical studies in which the contribution of diverse theoretical perspectives to our understanding of L2 writing development is explored. The volume will be of great interest to academics in the disciplines of SLA and second/foreign language (L2) writing.
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Acknowledgements; Foreword; Contributors; Chapter 1 Multiple perspectives in the study of L2 writing development: An introduction; Chapter 2 Foreign language writing development from a dynamic usage based perspective; Chapter 3 Writing across languages in a bilingual context: A Dynamic Systems Theory approach; Chapter 4 Feedback and writing development through collaboration: A socio-cultural approach; Chapter 5 Understanding L2 writing development from a multicompetence perspective: Dynamic repertoires of knowledge and text construction

The aim of this pioneering volume is to advance our understanding of written language learning in instructed second/foreign languageacquisition (SLA). This is achieved through a collection of empirical studies in which the contribution of diverse theoretical perspectives to our understanding of L2 writing development is explored. The volume will be of great interest to academics in the disciplines of SLA and second/foreign language (L2) writing.

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