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[Xmca-l] Re: L2



Thanks for that Martin

Carol

On 6 November 2014 17:05, Martin John Packer <mpacker@uniandes.edu.co>
wrote:

> Hi Carol,
>
> Yes, in Colombia. Here is one of the texts of L2 inner speech that I've
> found; it's available in Google Books:
>
> Inner Speech - L2: Thinking Words in a Second Language
>  By Maria C.M. de Guerrero
>
> Martin
>
> On Nov 4, 2014, at 12:50 AM, Carol Macdonald <carolmacdon@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Hi Martin
> >
> > Where are you working?  Colombia?  I am experiencing something of the
> same
> > in regard to Afrikaans, which I use on a daily basis. I was working in
> > Namibia earlier this year
> >
> > I was speaking from a position of ignorance about Inner Speech.  If you
> > have any other references to hand, I would like to have a list.  I am
> > preparing to write a paper on teaching L1 and L2 in the early primary
> > grades, where the same teacher teaches both languages.
> >
> > Best
> > Carol
> >
> > On 3 November 2014 19:00, Martin John Packer <mpacker@uniandes.edu.co>
> > wrote:
> >
> >> On Nov 3, 2014, at 10:42 AM, Carol Macdonald <carolmacdon@gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >>
> >>> SCT in Language Learning doesn't even get to the Inner Speech area as
> far
> >>> as I know.  That would be LSV pure and uadulterated.
> >>
> >>
> >> On the contrary, I'm finding a variety of treatments... for example:
> >>
> >> De Guerrero, M. C. M. (2006). Inner speech-L2: Thinking words in a
> second
> >> language. Springer.
> >>
> >> McCafferty, S. G. (1998). Nonverbal Expression and L2 Private Speech.
> >> Applied Linguistics, 19(1), 73-96.
> >>
> >> As I mentioned in my first message in this thread I find SC studies of
> L2
> >> inner speech an interesting topic, because it is exploring the way that
> L2
> >> can enter - and transform? - the higher psychological functions. As a
> >> native English speaker living and working in a country in which Spanish
> is
> >> the dominant language, I am very aware that my higher psychological
> >> functions are not as adequate when I'm using Spanish as they are when I
> use
> >> English, but also that the balance is changing. It's one thing (though
> >> difficult!) to *speak* fluently in a second language, it's another to
> >> *think* fluently in that language. So this seems to me where the SC
> >> approach to L2 is exploring something new.
> >>
> >> Martin
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
> > --
> > Carol A  Macdonald Ph D (Edin)
> > Developmental psycholinguist
> > Academic, Researcher,  and Editor
> > Honorary Research Fellow: Department of Linguistics, Unisa
>
>
>


-- 
Carol A  Macdonald Ph D (Edin)
Developmental psycholinguist
Academic, Researcher,  and Editor
Honorary Research Fellow: Department of Linguistics, Unisa