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Bakhtin and Second Language Acquisition

  1. Hannele Dufva

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0072

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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Dufva, H. 2012. Bakhtin and Second Language Acquisition. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

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  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


One cannot study grammatical forms without constantly considering their stylistic significance. When grammar is isolated from the semantic and stylistic aspects of speech, it inevitably turns into scholasticism.


  • language teaching;
  • language and social interaction;
  • second language acquisition;
  • sociocultural language studies