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Marten, Lutz and Carola Mostert. 2012. Background languages, learner motivation and self-assessed progress in learning Zulu as an additional language in the UK. The International Journal of Multilingualism 9 (1) : 101–128.
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This paper explores factors affecting self-assessed progress of beginning learners of Zulu (often as an additional or L3 language) in UK higher education, such as number of background languages, knowledge of an African language, study reason and motivation.