Summary this book examines the various ways in which age affects the process and the product of foreign language learning in a school setting it presents studies that cover a wide range of topics from phonetics to learning strategies. Age and the rate of foreign language learning carmen muoz snippet view 2006 her research interests include second and foreign language acquisition as well as bilingual acquisition she is the coordinator of the barcelona age factor baf project her recent publications have focused on the age factor in foreign language acquisition . The barcelona age factor project baf the baf project has been running for over twenty years and has provided a most valuable framework for studies relating to rate of language learning and optimal age for language acquisition in school contexts. C muoz ed age and the rate of foreign language learning c an early start does not necessarily mean a faster rate when learning a foreign language another strong point is the design of the research study the study foregrounds age as a significant factor in a foreign language context and collects data over a relatively long period . Age and the rate of foreign language learning takes up questions previously posed by garca mayo and garca lecumberri 2003 in their book entitled age and the acquisition of english as a foreign language in which the issue of cph and other age related factors in fl learning are studied for a review of this book see celaya 2003 in
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