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spring 2014

lecture

  • Theories of 2nd Language Acquisition - LIN554 (01)

    Professor:
    Kristyn Kidney
    Credits:
    3.00
    Day:
    MW
    Time:
    1:00PM-2:15PM
    Building:
    TLHALL
    Room:
    227
    Max Participants:
    15

    The course will examine general issues in first language acquisition but will spend the majority of time focusing on second language acquistion processes. Topics will include language development through the preschool years, the role of first language in adult second language acquistion (SLA), interlanguage, error analysis, individual differences, learner strategies, language universals and the role of instruction in second language learning.