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Help me if I can't: Social interaction effects in adult contextual word learning

Laura Verga, Sonja A. Kotz
2017 Cognition  
of the neural basis of adult word learning in social interaction.  ...  Testing the learned words in a post-learning recall or recognition task showed that participants, who learned interactively, better recognized words originally learned in a variable context.  ...  The authors would like to thank Marieke Van Der Steen for insightful comments and suggestions in the process of data analysis, and Jan Bergmann for help with the original Presentation scripts.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2017.06.018 pmid:28658646 fatcat:bzv4ubqb5nguhfuykfx4wmy2my

How relevant is social interaction in second language learning?

Laura Verga, Sonja A. Kotz
2013 Frontiers in Human Neuroscience  
Here, we review evidence in support of the view that sociality plays a significant role in communication and language learning, in an attempt to emphasize factors that could facilitate this process in  ...  Further evidence on the influence of sociality on language comes from social and linguistic pathologies, in which deficits in social and linguistic abilities are tightly intertwined, as is the case for  ...  Fourth, the role of sociality is starting to emerge as a valid explanatory variable in the context of word learning in pathological populations.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fnhum.2013.00550 pmid:24027521 pmcid:PMC3759854 fatcat:pjzfhbw3vbgezanapswm6ptn6u

Look who's talking: speech style and social context in language input to infants are linked to concurrent and future speech development

Nairán Ramírez-Esparza, Adrián García-Sierra, Patricia K. Kuhl
2014 Developmental Science  
Language input is necessary for language learning, yet little is known about whether, in natural environments, the speech style and social context of language input to children impacts language development  ...  the social context in which speech is directed to children, comparing one-on-one (1:1) to group social interactions.  ...  Acknowledgements This research was supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation's Science of Learning Program to the University of Washington LIFE Center (SBE-0354453), and by grants from  ... 
doi:10.1111/desc.12172 pmid:24702819 pmcid:PMC4188803 fatcat:sqi4wjv3gje7pnjohvhhxgvuai

The social brain of language: grounding second language learning in social interaction

Ping Li, Hyeonjeong Jeong
2020 npj Science of Learning  
For centuries, adults may have relied on pedagogies that promote rote memory for the learning of foreign languages through word associations and grammar rules.  ...  This contrasts sharply with child language learning which unfolds in socially interactive contexts.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors wish to thank the generous support to the research reported in this article by the US National Science Foundation's Integrative Neural and Cognitive Systems (NCS) program (  ... 
doi:10.1038/s41539-020-0068-7 pmid:32595983 pmcid:PMC7305321 fatcat:wpio6d2xwraideehe2whfx6u4e

Creativity, Social Justice and Human Rights within Adult Education

Susannah Brown
2015 International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology  
In this paper, the author describes philosophical concepts of adult learning and their application as integrated with creative problem solving within the context of social justice and human rights.  ...  The context is framed by the work of the United Nations (1992) which emphasizes importance of women's roles and creativity in the process of forming a global community. are connected to support this philosophical  ...  In this paper, the author describes an approach to adult education that explores the relationship of creativity and adult learning, while promoting social justice and human rights.  ... 
doi:10.4018/ijavet.2015040101 fatcat:uats2kzprzgpdkfeufzxvalkiy

Page 645 of Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA Vol. 27, Issue 2 [page]

1993 Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA  
Topics considered here include contexts & benefits of literacy, roles of tutors, & the nature of adult learning.  ...  Findings are briefly discussed & applied to the context of adult literacy in Australia.  ... 

The Influence of Adult Input on Children's Early Word Learning: A Case Study of A Mandarin-Speaking Child

Jie CHEN, Peipei Setoh, Xiang-Zhi MENG, Twila Tardif
2009 Acta Psychologica Sinica  
In addition, the frequency of verbs and nouns varies with specific context. Key words adult input; verb dominance; CLAN  ...  In addition, the study also focused on the roles of specific contexts of caregivers' input, selecting three contexts in the naturalistic data (booking reading, feeding and playing).  ... 
doi:10.3724/sp.j.1041.2009.00715 fatcat:4sfwym4gsneo5gdu23ty35na6u

Oral Vocabulary Instruction Practices of Teachers of Nonacademic Adult English Language Learners

Carol Cochi, Fordham University
2020 Journal of multilingual education research  
The focus of this article is to describe an exploratory single case study of the instructional practices used by teachers in a nonacademic adult English as a second language (NAESL) program.  ...  The number of non-academic adults who need English as a second language (ESL) classes is ever increasing, yet little is known about the instructional practices used to teach this population of learners  ...  The literature also talks about the instructional practices that work best with beginner-level adult ELLs, such as word lists; learning a limited number of words, especially high-frequency words, in context  ... 
doi:10.5422/jmer.2020.v10.35-61 fatcat:g7p7cpubgvacbn5vbigcd577by

Play along: effects of music and social interaction on word learning

Laura Verga, Emmanuel Bigand, Sonja A. Kotz
2015 Frontiers in Psychology  
This study contributes to the literature on word learning in adults by investigating two possible facilitating factors, and has important implications for situations such as music therapy, in which music  ...  Due to their influence on the learner's temporal behavior, these stimuli are able to drive the learner's attention to the correct referent of new words at the correct point in time.  ...  The authors would like to thank Philippe Lalitte (LEAD, Université de Bourgogne, Dijon) for creating the musical stimuli we used in this study.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01316 pmid:26388818 pmcid:PMC4554937 fatcat:47dccciq5retjnjhej6527qu5m

The Heteroglossic World of Preschoolers' Pretend Play

Lynn E. Cohen
2009 Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood  
The study also demonstrates how role enactment contributes to the development of children's ideological self; and how the relation between the self and social/cultural contexts, a perennial issue in the  ...  of 'voices' in role enactment.  ...  Acknowledgement The author gratefully acknowledges Dean Manheimer and Associate Dean Lusteg for sponsoring the Mikhail Bakhtin Reading Circle.  ... 
doi:10.2304/ciec.2009.10.4.331 fatcat:j475hcl4qrf5vhuie42fzedlga

ZPD, Scaffolding and Basic Speech Development in EFL Context

Salam Khaliliaqdam
2014 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
In line with this theory, this case study attempted to examine the role of scaffolding via communicative activities in terms of development of basic speech on foreign language adult learners.  ...  Each time the number of main words of the sentence in an activity has been reduced; therefore, the students had to create the sentences with the help of the teachers.  ...  The interpretation of learning processes in the immediate classroom social situation and the sociocultural context is also helpful for the learners since they make learning activities more meaningful and  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2014.03.497 fatcat:r3zdgwny4rf5jeqt4n3k5ym2yy

Statistical and Neural Network Models for Speech Recognition [chapter]

2001 Connectionist Approaches To Clinical Problems in Speech and Language  
The shared meaning then enters into the child's knowledge representation . Learning words is possible because of the occurrence of the word in a context.  ...  These social aspects are learned in the context of the event, as the adult looks at the smiling child and says "That's so funny," or to the frustrated child and says "It makes you feel mad when it doesn't  ... 
doi:10.4324/9781410604439-10 fatcat:smchme2yg5cthomzl4x6iob3eu

Book review: Researching and transforming adult learning and communities - the local/global context

Sabina Jelenc Krasovec
2016 European Journal for Research on the Education and Learning of Adults  
being in the adult educator's role.  ...  In one of the chapters the transformative power of education is outplayed through words that 'learning is both at the heart of social conformity and also at the heart of social change' (p. 103); through  ... 
doi:10.3384/rela.2000-7426.relab11 fatcat:rjgkopdapzhzjgaor72ym3xuse

Do the Eyes Have It? A Systematic Review on the Role of Eye Gaze in Infant Language Development

Melis Çetinçelik, Caroline F. Rowland, Tineke M. Snijders
2021 Frontiers in Psychology  
To gain a better understanding of the role of eye gaze in infants' language learning, we conducted a broad systematic review of the developmental literature for all studies that investigate the role of  ...  Overall, there is considerable evidence that infants learn more about objects and are more likely to form word–object mappings in the presence of eye gaze cues, both of which are necessary for learning  ...  Fifteen-monthsold successfully learned the word-object pairings in this context.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2020.589096 pmid:33584424 pmcid:PMC7874056 fatcat:pqxikmqopredvpajltaxfhvyx4

Language Socialization of Inappropriate Words

Koji Sonoda
2019 Japanese review of cultural anthropology  
Adults are less likely to engage in this behavior; however, many children will engage in bangà, even in front of adults and even if asked to stop.  ...  However, another reason the children participate in this activity is to ask adults or other children for their portion of meat.  ...  Children learn about social relationships through the relationships that are embedded in the speech act of begging.  ... 
doi:10.14890/jrca.20.2_243 fatcat:ipummg5doje6za6miwtbdloaei
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