2007 | 43 | 2 | 133-147
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Two Languages, Two Cultures, One Mind: A Study into Developmental Changes in the Students' View of Language As a Tool in Cross-Cultural Communication

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In this paper I report on the preliminary results of a longitudinal one-year study of students' progression from a low level of language awareness manifested in their superficial/intuitive use of language/languages to a higher level of language self-awareness manifested in their more controlled use of language. The data gathered for this study include four sources: a language awareness questionnaire, think aloud protocols, error analysis and post error analysis in-class discussions. The results of this study are intended to be further explored in a larger research project.
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