Introducing Second Language Acquisition (Innbundet)

Perspectives and Practices

Serie: Linguistics in the World 

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2014
Antall sider: 286
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Linguistics in the World
ISBN/EAN: 9780470658031
Omtale: Introducing Second Language Acquisition
Introducing Second Language Acquisition: Perspectives and Practices represents a clear and concise introduction to the main concepts, issues, and debates in second language acquisition studies aimed specifically at undergraduates encountering the topic for the first time. * Follows six fictitious language learners throughout the text whose stories serve to introduce various concepts and issues * Contains specific chapters on first language acquisition and bilingualism, as well as explicit references to the most recent and important research * Covers key topics including acquisition contexts, theoretical perspectives, language teaching methods, second language development, and individual differences (such as age, aptitude, and motivation) * Grabs student attention with lighthearted cartoons that illustrate and reinforce key ideas * Features a full range of pedagogical tools to aid student learning, including language learning in practice textboxes; bolded new terms defined in the margins; an end-of-book glossary; self-assessment and classroom discussion questions; exercise and project ideas; and further online viewing sections

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