Theories in Second Language Acquisition: An Introduction

Theories in Second Language Acquisition: An Introduction

by Bill VanPatten, Jessica Williams

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781135928605
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/22/2014
Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 308
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Bill VanPatten is Professor of Spanish and Second Language Acquisition at Michigan State University.

Jessica Williams is Professor of Linguisics at University of Illinois at Chicago.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: The Nature of Theories   Bill VanPatten & Jessica Williams  2. Early Theories in SLA  Bill VanPatten & Jessica Williams  3. Linguistic Theory, Universal Grammar and Second Language Acquisition  Lydia White  4. One Functional Approach to SLA: The Concept-Oriented Approach  Kathleen Bardovi-Harlig  5. Usage-Based Approaches to SLA  Nick Ellis and Stefanie Wulff  6. Skill Acquisition Theory  Robert DeKeyser  7. Input Processing in Adult SLA  Bill VanPatten  8. The Declarative/Procedural Model: A Neurobiologically-Motivated Theory of First and Second Language  Michael T. Ullman  9. Processability Theory  Manfred Pienemann and Anke Lenzing  10. Input, Interaction and Output in Second Language Acquisition  Susan Gass and Alison Mackey  11. Sociocultural Theory and Second Language Development  James P. Lantolf, Steven L. Thorne, and Matthew E. Poehner  12. Complexity Theory  Diane Larsen-Freeman  13. Second Language Learning Explained?: SLA Across Ten Contemporary Theories  Lourdes Ortega

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