New Journal Article on Oral Language Development in Homestay Programs

May 18, 2018

The recent article, Oral Language Development Among Mandarin Learners in Chinese Homestays, published in the journal Study Abroad Research in Second Language Acquisition focuses on a mixed-method study describing the oral Mandarin development of 25 American students living in Chinese homestays, and how it may relate to the ways they respond to opportunities for interaction with their host families. Findings provide suggestions on ways to best facilitate students’ learning experience while living with host families. Authors include CAL Staff member Anne Donovan.

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