Study abroad and the second language learner : expectations, experiences and development / edited by Martin Howard.

London ; New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2021.
xv, 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm


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"Offering a timely update on approaches to and emerging issues in contemporary study abroad and second language acquisition (SLA) research, this book explores the linguistic development of language learners studying abroad. It investigates learner beliefs about study abroad, their experiences in relation to individual, cultural and social factors, and the nature of learner development while abroad on an intercultural and personal level. Chapters include various first and second language combinations in different geographical contexts, incorporating quantitative, qualitative and mixed-method approaches"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Study abroad and the second language learner : an introduction / Martin Howard -- The legal framework of student mobility : how public law makes the Erasmus programme possible / Luca Galli -- Should I stay or should I go? Factors that influence one's decision to participate in a student mobility programme / Katarzyna Ożańska-Ponikwia and Angélica Carlet -- Study abroad marketing and L2 self-efficacy beliefs / Emre Güvendir, Meltem AcarGüvendir, and Sinem Dündar -- Close encounters of the third kind : quantity, type and quality of language contact during study abroad / Jessica Briggs Baffoe-Djan and Siyang Zhou -- Study abroad for secondary and higher education students : differences and similarities in their interaction with the learning environment / Sofía Moratinos-Johnston, Maria Juan-Garau, and Joana Salazar Noguera -- Assessing the impact of educational support abroad on sojourners' interactional contacts, L2 acquisition and intercultural development / Ana Maria Moreno Bruna, July De Wilde, June Eyckmans, and Patrick Goethals -- The complex challenges of delivering a university-wide intercultural mentoring program for study abroad students / Susan Oguro and Annie Cottier -- Tapping into self-regulation in study abroad contexts : a pilot study / Kata Csizér, Mirosław Pawlak, Vanda Szatzker, and Kitti Erdö-Bonyár -- Structure and agency in the development of plurilingual identities in study abroad / Josep M. Cots, Rosamond Mitchell, and Ana Beaven -- Learning multiword expressions in a second language during study abroad : the role of individual differences / Klara Arvidsson -- When in one's new country : examining native-like selections in English at home and abroad / Victoria Zaytseva, Imma Miralpeix, and Carmen Pérez-Vidal -- The role of transparency in grammatical-gender marking among stay-abroad learners of Spanish and French / Amanda Edmonds and Aarnes Gudmestad.
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