Understanding second language acquisition
Oxford Applied Linguistics Series


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336 p. · 15.6x23.5 cm · Hardback
Rod Ellis provides readers with a comprehensive review of this important area of applied linguistics. He does not take up a particular stance, but examines different theories of second language acquisition and the critical reactions to them.
Acknowledgements. Introduction. 1. Key issues in Second Language Acquisition. 2. The role of the first language. 3. Interlanguage and the 'natural' route of development. 4. Variability in interlanguage. 5. Individual learner differences and Second Language Acquisition. 6. Input, interaction, and Second Language Acquisition. 7. Learner strategies. 8. The Universal Hypothesis and Second Language Acquisition. 9. The role of formal instruction in Second Language Acquisition. 10. Theories of Second Language Acquisitionalt,br /agt,. Conclusion. Glossary. References. Index.