Publication details [#60777]

Hubert, Michael D. 2015. Avoidance behavior in US university Spanish-language instruction. International Journal of Applied Linguistics 25 (2) : 139–159.
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Language as a subject
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This study tries to measure dodging behavior in communicative writing tasks amid US university students acquiring Spanish as a foreign language. It shows a lot of intentional, aware avoidance of the targeted grammatical forms of the preterit/imperfect and the subjunctive by the participants.