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Language Development of Chinese Learners

Shane N. Phillipson

in Learning and Teaching in the Chinese Classroom

Published by Hong Kong University Press

Published in print September 2011 | ISBN: 9789888083428
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9789882209848 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5790/hongkong/9789888083428.003.0008
Language Development of Chinese Learners

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This chapter illustrates the various models of first language (L1) and second language (L2) learning, and the relationship between language learning and achievement, which is particularly relevant for understanding the debate over the medium of instruction and student achievement.

Keywords: first language learning; second language learning; Chinese learner; medium of instruction; student achievement

Chapter.  9880 words. 

Subjects: Sociolinguistics

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