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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2020, 3(6); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2020.030602.

Empirical Study of Cultural Transfer in the Process of Second Language Acquisition


Mingzhe Sun*, Yi Liua

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Mingzhe Sun

School of International Studies, University of Science and Technology Liaoning, Anshan 114000, China

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Language can be regarded as a carrier of culture. In the process of second language acquisition, cultural differences are the main factors causing learning disabilities. The cultures of various nationalities have both similarities and differences. In the process of intercultural communication or foreign language teaching and acquisition, the phenomenon of cultural transfer is widespread. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to draw a general conclusion through a questionnaire survey of nearly 100 college students, and on this basis, exploring the different forms and various elements of cultural migration in the process of second language acquisition and the cultural transfer to inspire the teachers and students in the second language teaching and acquisition process.


Second language acquisition, cultural transfer, cultural differences

Cite This Paper

Mingzhe Sun, Yi Liu. Empirical Study of Cultural Transfer in the Process of Second Language Acquisition. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2020) Vol. 3, Issue 6: 17-25. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2020.030602.


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