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Mandarin Chinese As A Second Language: A Review Of Literature, Wesley A. Spencer Jan 2015

Mandarin Chinese As A Second Language: A Review Of Literature, Wesley A. Spencer

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Mandarin Chinese has become increasing prevalent in the modern world. Accordingly, research of Chinese as a second language has developed greatly over the past few decades. This paper reviews research on the difficulties of acquiring a second language in general and research that specifically details the difficulty of acquiring Chinese as a second language. Based on this research, the author also reveals some areas that should be researched further in order to advance the field.