Incidental Learning in Second Language Acquisition
Published Online: 5 NOV 2012
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The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics
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Hulstijn, J. H. 2012. Incidental Learning in Second Language Acquisition. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .
- Published Online: 5 NOV 2012
The term incidental learning is used, in applied linguistics, to refer to the acquisition of a word or expression without the conscious intention to commit the element to memory, such as “picking up” an unknown word from listening to someone or from reading a text.
- second language acquisition;