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SPA 382LEC Introduction to Second Language Acquisition Theory


Examines second language acquisition (SLA) from a variety of vantage points. Explores the factors that affect learning a second language (e.g. age, native language, environment, goals, and learner strategies), and outlines the succession of theories about how people acquire a second language. Students survey and share some of the relevant research literature on an SLA issue that interests them. Further, students engage in and reflect upon a practical observation or tutoring session.

Credits: 3
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Typically Offered: Fall
Published: Oct 13, 2020 13:33:43