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Motivation as a Contributing Factor in Second Language Acquisition

Motivation as a Contributing Factor in Second Language Acquisition
... successful acquisition of a second language At the same time it is necessary to view motivation as one of a number of variables in an intricate model of interrelated individual and situational factors ... the individual difference variables alters For example, in a formal setting intelligence and aptitude play a dominant role in learning, while exerting a weaker influence in an informal setting ... of the amount of time spent studying the language and then output, expressed as linguistic performance when investigating language learning In order to examine language learning in the Japanese...
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A STUDY ON THE USE OF CLASSROOM DISCIPLINE AS MOTIVATION FOR SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION IN THE CONTEXT OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEAC

A STUDY ON THE USE OF CLASSROOM DISCIPLINE AS MOTIVATION FOR SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION IN THE CONTEXT OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEAC
... role in discipline and motivation maintenance 1.5 Definition of Second Language Acquisition Since the early childhood of second language teaching, language acquisition has been a subject of interest ... Acquisition in classroom, it would look more into the contextual factors rather than the social and linguistic ones One contextual factor that has an influence on second language acquisition in classroom ... writer’s personal interests, as a language teacher, in the field of managing discipline in language classrooms and motivating students in their second language acquisition Hopefully, the study would...
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(1) how learners approach learning, both in and out of classrooms, and (2) the kinds of strategies and cognitive processing they use in second language acquisition

(1) how learners approach learning, both in and out of classrooms, and (2) the kinds of strategies and cognitive processing they use in second language acquisition
... learning problem Learners are generally aware of the strategies they use and can identify what they consist of if they are asked to pay attention to what they are doing/ thinking Strategies involve ... for the significance of language learning strategies in language teaching Firstly, by examining the strategies used by second language learners during the language learning process, educators and ... powerful impact of learning strategies on the learning and teaching of foreign and second language Good choice and use of learning strategies would help learners become more independent and autonomous...
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Tài liệu Báo cáo khoa học: "Fast Online Lexicon Learning for Grounded Language Acquisition" pdf

Tài liệu Báo cáo khoa học:
... ) output Lexicon, a set of phrase-meaning pairs 1: main 2: for training example (ei , pi ) 3: Update((ei , pi )) 4: end for 5: OutputLexicon() 6: end main 7: 8: 9: 10: Online Lexicon Learning ... connected subgraphs for each navigation plan in the training examples and discard the original graph Pseudocode for the new algorithm, Subgraph Generation Online Lexicon Learning (SGOLL) algorithm, ... to learn other languages 5.6 Discussion We have introduced a novel, online lexicon learning algorithm that is much faster than the one proposed by Chen and Mooney and also performs better on...
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Tài liệu Báo cáo khoa học: "A Selectionist Theory of Language Acquisition" docx

Tài liệu Báo cáo khoa học:
... inadequacies of the previous approaches to language acquisition, we will propose a theory that aims to meet language learnability and language development conditions simultaneously Our theory draws ... assumed, the actual process of language acquisition is no more remarkable than generic psychological models of learning The selectionist theory, if correct, show an example of the interaction between ... population of grammars Learning, including language acquisition, can be characterized as a sequence of states in which the learner moves from one state to another Transformational models of language...
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Tài liệu Báo cáo khoa học: "Modelling Early Language Acquisition Skills: Towards a General Statistical Learning Mechanism" potx

Tài liệu Báo cáo khoa học:
... cepstral mean normalisation (CMN) and cepstral mean and variance normalisation (CMVN) Stage 2: A local-match distance matrix is then calculated by measuring the cosine distance be- Automatic Segmentation ... L Anderson, J L Morgan and K S White 2003 A Statistical Basis for Speech Sound Discrimination Language and Speech, 46(43):155-182 J R Saffran, R N Aslin and E L Newport 1996 Statistical Learning ... plausible approaches and should exhibit similar developmental properties as early human language learners In its current state, the system is fully operational and intends to be used as a platform...
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Báo cáo khoa học: "A Word-Order Database for Testing Computational Models of Language Acquisition" docx

Báo cáo khoa học:
... family, # of sentences consumed Conclusion and future work The thrust of our current research is directed at collecting data for a comprehensive, comparative study of psycho -computational models of ... Niyogi, P (1998) The Informational Complexity of Learning: Perspectives on Neural Networks and Generative Grammar Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Pinker, S (1979) Formal models of language learning, Cognition ... a comprehensive study of parameter-setting algorithms or acquisition algorithms in general There is a large number of models that are omitted; some of which are targets of current investigation...
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Understanding English Language Learners’ Needs and the Language Acquisition Process: Two Teacher Educators’ Perspectives doc

Understanding English Language Learners’ Needs and the Language Acquisition Process: Two Teacher Educators’ Perspectives doc
... challenged and enriched by the urban experience Great Urban Schools: Learning Together Builds Strong Communities ON POINT SERIES Understanding English Language Learners’ Needs and the Language Acquisition ... our teacher candidates and in-service teachers engage in a reflective analysis of the selected multimedia cases, we invite them to watch a video in which the teacher explains the rationale and the ... for the lesson they observed Reviewing this post reflection allows our teacher candidates and in-service teachers to compare their own responses with the ones provided by the teacher in the featured...
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Báo cáo khoa học: "Co-evolution of Language and of the Language Acquisition Device" docx

Báo cáo khoa học:
... constituent of category S, then return Success, else return Fail The Match and Apply operation: if a binary rule schema matches the categories of the top cells of the Stack, then they are popped from the ... value by Push the sum of the WML values of each Stack cell onto the WML-record When the parser halts, return the sum of the WMLrecord gives the total WML for a derivation Figure 6: The WML Algorithm ... of the grammars in this set Stronger conclusions require either exhaustive experimentation or theoretical analysis of the model of the type undertaken by Gibson and Wexler (1994) and Niyogi and...
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