A Journal of Teaching English Language and Literature

ISSN Print : 2229-6557, Online: 2394-9244

How Cognitive Science Can Help Adults Learn a Foreign Language

Richard Roberts and Roger J. Kruez, Becoming Fluent: How Cognitive Science Can Help Adults Learn a Foreign Language. Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 2015, ISBN: 978-0-262-02923

The book contains eight chapters, namely: Terms and Conditions; Set Yourself Up for Success; Aspects of Language; Pragmatics and Culture; Language and Perception; Cognition from Top to Bottom; Making Memories; And Making Memories Work for You. These eight chapters are followed by Epilogue, Notes, Suggested Readings, References and Index.

The authors begin their discussion on Adult Foreign Language Learning by talking about three myths–

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