The Study of Second Language Acquisitions / Edition 2

The Study of Second Language Acquisitions / Edition 2

by Rod Ellis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0194422577

ISBN-13: 9780194422574

Pub. Date: 08/15/2008

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This book is an encyclopedic survey of second language acquisition research as it has developed over the last forty years. It provides sections on learner language, the role of the linguistic environment and social context, internal mechanisms, individual learner differences, and the role of instruction. It provides a balanced account by representing a variety of

Overview

This book is an encyclopedic survey of second language acquisition research as it has developed over the last forty years. It provides sections on learner language, the role of the linguistic environment and social context, internal mechanisms, individual learner differences, and the role of instruction. It provides a balanced account by representing a variety of perspectives, including cognitive, linguistic, sociocultural, and neurolinguistic.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780194422574
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/15/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1170
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 2.10(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgements


Introduction


PART ONE - Background


Introduction


1. Second language acquisition research: an overview


PART TWO - The description of learner language


Introduction


2. Learner errors and error analysis


3. Developmental patterns: order and sequence in second language acquisition


4. Variability in learner language


5. Pragmatic aspects of learner language


PART THREE - Explaining second language acquisition: external factors


Introduction


6. Social factors and second language acquisition


7. Input and interaction and second language acquisition


PART FOUR - Explaining second language acquisition: internal factors


Introduction


8. Language transfer


9. Cognitive accounts of second language acquisition


10. Linguistic universals and second language acquisition


PART FIVE - Explaining individual differences in second language acquisition


Introduction


11. Individual learner differences


12. Learning strategies


PART SIX - Classroom second language acquisition


Introduction


13. Classroom interaction and second language acquisition


14. Formal instruction and second language acquisition


PART SEVEN - Conclusion


Introduction


15. Data, theory, and applications in second language acquisition research




Glossary


Bibliography


Author index


Subjectindex


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