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Understanding Second Language Acquisition
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UNDERSTANDING SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION

PAPERBACK BY ELLIS, ROD

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9780194370813
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OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
 
 
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OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
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PAGES
336 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
24 OCT 1985

DESCRIPTION

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. Winner BAAL Book Prize

CONTENTS

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 Acquisition ; Conclusion ; Glossary ; References ; Index