Factors Affecting Pronunciation

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There are many factors should affect in second language learner pronunciation, those kind of factors could be: native language interference or age affecting. The big problem while learning a second language is the quality of our language ability: pronunciation. Besides that, there are two factors which affect the pronunciation: firstly, internal factors that involve biological and personal factors. Secondly, external factors that include learner’s environment such as exposure and educational factors. Older learners in SLA research: a first look at working memory, feedback, and L2 development, written by Alison Mackey and Rebecca Sachs makes us aware of the lack of interest in older adults learning. They consider that teachers would be able to satisfy every population needs more accurate if there were more research about a wide range of population that is not commonly taken into account. The authors also…show more content…
Culture is a way of life. It’s the glue that binds a group of people together. It means that our culture could affect the learning process due to of our way of life, no every culture has the same system education, and obviously affect human learning methodologies. culture is a dynamic system of rules, explicit and implicit, established by groups in order to ensure their survival, involving attitudes, values, beliefs, norms, and behaviors, shared by a group but harbored differently by each specific unit within the group communicated across generations, relatively stable but with the potential to change across time (Matsumoto, 200 p. 24) This theoretical framework help us to understand which one is the best teaching process we must chose to te teach in second language, besides that we can realise the factors that affect learning process and how they are attached to the learning and teaching process.

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