Silence in Second Language Learning: A Psychoanalytic Reading (Second Language Acquisition (Buffalo, N.Y.), 6.)

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Author: Colette A. Granger
Publisher: Unknown
Genre: Linguistics
Pages: 160
Language: english
Year: 2004
ISBN 10: 1853596981
ISBN 13: 9781853596995
Series: Unknown
Edition: Unknown
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Synopsis

This text examines the under-researched and often troubling phenomenon of silence in second language learning through a triangulation of SLA research, memoirs and language learner diaries, and psychoanalytic concepts of anxiety, ambivalence, conflict and loss. It moves beyond the view...