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Introducing positive psychology to SLA
Introducing positive psychology to SLA

Author(s): Peter MacIntyre, Sarah Mercer
Subject(s): Foreign languages learning
Published by: Uniwersytet Adama Mickiewicza, Kalisz
Keywords: positive psychology; motivation; the good language learner; humanistic education; positive emotion

Summary/Abstract: Positive psychology is a rapidly expanding subfield in psychology that has important implications for the field of second langauge acquisition (SLA). This paper introduces positive psychology to the study of language by describing its key tenents.

  • Issue Year: IV/2014
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 153-172
  • Page Count: 19
  • Language: English