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Informal second language learning: The role of engagement, proficiency, attitudes, and motivation

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The majority of research in second language acquisition has traditionally focused on classroom-based, instructed learning. However, with the spread of new technologies and the concomitant globalisation of popular culture, informal second language practices (ISLPs; e.g. watching films and television, using social media, or playing video games in another language) are increasingly becoming part of the daily lives of many language learners, particularly those who are learning English. Previou...

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DPhil
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University of Oxford

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