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Diao, Wenhao; Freed, Barbara; Smith, Leigh – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2011
The past 20 years have witnessed enormous growth in a diverse array of studies which explore the linguistic impact of study abroad (SA) experiences. During this period a multitude of research projects have investigated SLA/L2 learning in SA, in a number of different languages (Russian, Japanese, French, Spanish, English), utilizing diverse…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Research Projects, Standardized Tests, Syntax
Segalowitz, Norman; Freed, Barbara; Collentine, Joe; Lafford, Barbara; Lazar, Nicole; Diaz-Campos, Manuel – Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 2004
In this paper, the authors report the results of a study that compared differences in the linguistic gains made by native English-speaking students from the United States who were studying Spanish in one of two different contexts of learning. One was a regular university classroom situation in Colorado; the other was a study abroad program in…
Descriptors: Communication Strategies, Learning Readiness, Second Languages, Second Language Learning