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Understanding Second Language Acquisition By Rod Ellis

Understanding Second Language Acquisition

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Provides readers with a comprehensive review of this important area of applied linguistics. Winner of the BAAL Book Prize, this book examines different theories of second language acquisition and the critical reactions to them.

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Understanding Second Language Acquisition by Rod Ellis

Rod Ellis provides readers with a comprehensive review of this important area of applied linguistics. He does not take up a particular stance, but examines different theories of second language acquisition and the critical reactions to them. Winner BAAL Book Prize

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'We have in this book a thorough, well-argued, cautious account of current work in the SLA tradition' * Bernard Spolsky, Applied Linguistics *

Table of 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

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GOR001209375
Understanding Second Language Acquisition by Rod Ellis
Rod Ellis
Oxford Applied Linguistics
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
1985-10-24
336
019437081X
9780194370813
Winner of Winner of the BAAL Book Prize.
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