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Gesture Analysis in Second Language Acquisition

  1. Marianne Gullberg

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0455

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

How to Cite

Gullberg, M. 2012. Gesture Analysis in Second Language Acquisition. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

Abstract

Gestures—or bodily “actions that have the feature of manifest deliberate expressiveness” (Kendon, 2004, p. 15)—are an integral part of how we communicate.

Keywords:

  • bilingualism;
  • research methods in applied linguistics;
  • second language acquisition