A Review of Indigenous Second Language Acquisition: Factors leading to proficiency in te reo Māori (the Māori language) (2011)
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This review draws on literature from Reversing Language Shift (RLS), Second Language Acquisition (SLA) and Māori and indigenous language education to identify help/hinder factors for second language (L2) proficiency development in te reo (the Māori language). Ten factors each with the potential to help or hinder the development of second language Māori proficiency amongst adult learners are identified, and an adult Māori language proficiency research agenda is proposed. The purpose of the research agenda being: to explore the relative importance of the 10 factors for adult learners seeking to develop proficiency in te reo.
CitationRatima M, May S (2011). A Review of Indigenous Second Language Acquisition: Factors leading to proficiency in te reo Māori (the Māori language). MAI Review. 1.
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Keywordshelp/hinder factors; indigenous languages; Māori language proficiency; reversing language shift; second language acquisition; te reo
ANZSRC Fields of Research45 - Indigenous studies::4507 - Te ahurea, reo me te hītori o te Māori (Māori culture, language and history)::450712 - Te mātai i te reo Māori me te reo Māori (Māori linguistics and languages)
47 - Language, communication and culture::4704 - Linguistics::470401 - Applied linguistics and educational linguistics
Ngā Upoko Tukutuku / Māori Subject HeadingsReo Māori | Reo rangatira; Te reo Māori; Te reo rangatira; Māori language::Matareo | Language learning; Language teaching
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