About the Book
The second edition of Psychology of Language Learning is a good approach to signify all the factors and problems which seems to be a barrier in learning of a language. All these problems are the creation of different culture, background attitude and the most important factors—why one should learn a different language—have got a good deal and treatment for opening doors for other research work. This edition has presented ten important chapters on attitudes and motivation in second-language learning of Wallace E. Lambert that sought to bring the benefits of bilingual and bicultural life within easy to reach of common people and large section of population rather than letting them remain the exclusive monopoly of the privileged few.
About the Author
Wallace E. Lambert was a professor of psychology at McGill University from 1954 until 1990. He was the founders of psycholinguistics and sociolinguistics. His highly productive career included contributions to social and cross-cultural psychology, language education, and bilingualism. Indeed, because of the scope and influence of his work, Wally Lambert is widely considered the father of the psychological study of bilingualism. On August 23, 2009, psychology lost an innovative researcher with the passing, at 86.