What are the characteristics of excellent or unsuccessful second language learners?
What are the characteristics of excellent or unsuccessful second language teachers?
What are reasonable expectations for speed and accomplishment for second language learners of different ages?
Has information generated by the four research perspectives (foreign language education, child language research, sociocultural studies and psycholinguistics) influenced the formulation of educational policies for second language learners in the United States?
NOTE: Results must be viewed cautiously; most of the studies reviewed for this question lacked randomization and adequate controls and were investigated only with a small sample, weaknesses that are common in educational research.
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