On the Automatic Learning Ability of Spanish Learners under the Perspective of English-Spanish Language Transfer

Huiling Yuan


Both English and Spanish belong to inflectional languages and phonetic scripts, for there exists obvious positive and negative transfer between these two languages in terms of pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar. The inscape of automatic learning ability comprises four first-class indexes and several second-class indexes. To establish correct views of language learning, realize the transfer of cognitive structure, strengthen the meta-cognitive training, and change the traditional role of teachers are effective strategies to correctly employ the transfer effects of English upon Spanish learning and to foster and enhance the learner’s automatic learning ability.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/ass.v7n10p122

Asian Social Science   ISSN 1911-2017 (Print)   ISSN 1911-2025 (Online)

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