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Communicative Behaviour of a Language Learner : Exploring Willingness to Communicate (Hardcover)

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This book investigates and analyzes the way in which factors such as communication apprehension, self-perceived communicative competence and group dynamics influence the communicative behavior of a foreign-language learner. It also focuses on interpersonal communication, group communication and public speaking. Using selected models it characterizes and analyzes all types of communication with reference to communication in the language classroom, with a particular emphasis on the foreign-language context. The author also presents some conclusions and implications for both language teachers and language learners, as well as offering suggestions for further research in the field of classroom communication. The results of the study serve as a point of reference for teachers interested in the construct of willingness to communicate and other communication variables related to the issue of communication in a foreign language. The work also raises teachers' awareness of individual learner differences in the context of communication in the foreign-language classroom.

Genre: Education, Language + Art + Disciplines
Series Title: Second Language Learning and Teaching
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Dagmara Galajda
Language: English
Street Date: June 26, 2017
TCIN: 52838730
UPC: 9783319593326
Item Number (DPCI): 248-48-6769
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