Vygotskian Approaches to Second Language Research provides an introduction to the Vygotskianperspective (also called "Socio-cultural Theory"- SCT) on second language (SL)

Gloria Gil

Abstract


studies by presenting some studies which adopted this point of view to carry out different types of second language
related research. The main tenet of Vygotskian Theory (Vygotsky, 1978, 1986) is that human cognition is socially
developed and constructed; thus, this approach offers the possibility of bringing together the cognitive and social
domains, traditionally separated in human sciences. The book can be divided into two parts: a theoretical Chapter 1,
and nine chapters that report on empirical studies carried out within the Vygotskian perspective

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English Language; English



DOI: https://doi.org/10.5007/%25x

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