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LIN8001 Principles of Second Language Learning

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Education
School or Department : Education
Version produced : 20 April 2014

Synopsis

The course emphasises recent research in second language acquisition and the theoretical issues underlying such research in terms of (a) various approaches to assessing and describing learner language; (b) the notion of "interlanguage"; (c) the question of transfer from first language in SLL; (d) cognitive processes and strategies involved in second language learning and communication; (e) individual learner characteristics, learning and environment; (f) social and cultural factors affecting L1 and L2 use; (g) consideration of the implications of SL learning research and theory for language teaching. NOTE: Minimum enrolment numbers apply to this offering. Should enrolments not reach the minimum number required for on-campus study, students may be transferred to the ONLINE offering and advised of this change before semester commences.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2013 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2013 Online
Semester 2, 2013 Online