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Prepare for Language Learning
by Carol J. Orwig

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This book gives you information on how to get ready to learn a language. It describes some of the main tasks involved in learning about language, about the language acquisition process and about yourself as a learner. The information in this book can be valuable in preparing you to make the most of the language learning opportunities you have.

Preparing for language learning

Learning about language
Learning about language acquisition
Learning about yourself
How to discover your learning style and create a learning style profile
Checking your attitudes

Information about language and language learning

Three views about the nature of language
The structural view of language
The communicative view of language
The interactional view of language
What is a language learning approach?
What is a theory of language learning?
What is a process-oriented language learning theory?
What is a condition-oriented language learning theory?
What is a language learning method?
What is a language learning technique?

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