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Book: Assessing the Language of Young Learners

Chapter: The L2 of Young Learners

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.30080


Chapter 2 moves the focus to the L2, defined here as any language acquired other than the L1, or mother tongue(s). The chapter investigates the knowledge and skills needed to communicate in the L2, the domains of L2 use, and how these all are influenced by developmental factors.

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