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Best Foreign Language to Learn

Best Foreign Language to Learn

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Second Language Acquisition
Second Language Learning
Stephen D Krashen
University of Southern California
Copyright © 1981 Stephen KrashenAll Rights Reserved. This publication may be downloaded and copied withoutcharge for all reasonable, non-commercial educational purposes, provided noalterations in the text are made.First printed edition 1981 by Pergamon Press Inc.Print Edition ISBN 0-08-025338-5First internet edition December 2002i
I would like to thank the following journals and organizations for grantingpermission to reprint material: Newbury House, the Center for Applied Linguistics,
 Language Learning
, TESOL, the
SPEAQ Journal
, Academic Press.I have had a great deal of help and feedback from many people in writing this book.Among the many scholars and friends I am indebted to are Marina Burt, EarlStevick, Heidi Dulay, Robin Scarcella, Rosario Gingras, Nathalie Bailey, CarolynMadden, Georgette Ioup, Linda Galloway, Herbert Seliger, Noel Houck, JudithRobertson, Steven Sternfeld, Batyia Elbaum, Adrian Palmer, John Oller, JohnLamendella, Evelyn Hatch, John Schumann, Eugene Brière, Diane Larsen-Freeman,Larry Hyman, Tina Bennet, Ann Fathman, Janet Kayfetz, Ann Peters, Kenji Hakuta,Elinor Ochs, Elaine Andersen, Peter Shaw, and Larry Selinker. I also would like toexpress my thanks to those scholars whose work has stimulated my own thinking inthe early stages of the research reported on here: John Upshur, Leonard Newmark,and S. Pit Corder all recognized the reality of language "acquisition" in the adultlong before I did. I would also like the thank Eula P. Krashen and Judy Winn-BellOlsen for their special contributions.ii

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