Publication details [#59134]

Chavez, Monika. 2014. Variable beliefs about the need for accuracy in the oral production of German: an exploratory study. International Journal of Applied Linguistics 24 (1) : 97–127.
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Language as a subject
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This paper examines the interplay of 5 learner variables with opinions on the need for lexical, phonological, morphosyntactic, and pragmatic precision in oral foreign speech production (here L2 German in US university students) for four goals: understandability and agreeableness (respectively) to native speakers (NSs), an A course rate, and a feeling of personal attainment.