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Understanding second language acquisition / Rod Ellis.

By: Ellis, Rod.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1985Description: 327 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 019437081X (pbk.).Subject(s): Second language acquisition | Language acquisitionDDC classification: 401.93
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
Summary: This book reviews research into second language acquisition and provides readers with a comprehensive review of the "state of the art" in this important area of applied linguistics. It examines the critical reactions to the different theories of second language acquisition.
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Includes index.

Bibliography: p. [307]-323.

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

This book reviews research into second language acquisition and provides readers with a comprehensive review of the "state of the art" in this important area of applied linguistics. It examines the critical reactions to the different theories of second language acquisition.

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