Ling3-570 Theories of Second Language Acquisition

Description

The aim of this course is to look at some major areas related to second language acquisition. Indicative discussion topics: age effects οn language learning, the role the of input, implicit and explicit learning, corrective feedback, current theories and teaching practice, the role of the first language, interlanguage processes, bilingualism and multilingualism, and individual differences in second language acquisition. Learning outcomes and competences: n Familiarity with central issues in second language learning and pedagogy n Ability to contribute to current debates related with the discussed issues n A critical understanding of how the discussed issues apply to particular teaching situations. Assessment: Final exams (60%); Essay (40%). The aim of this course is to look at some major areas related to second language acquisition. Indicative discussion topics: age effects οn language learning, the role the of input, implicit and explicit learning, corrective feedback, current theories and teaching practice, the role of the first language, interlanguage processes, bilingualism and multilingualism, and individual differences in second language acquisition

Teaching

Teaching hours: 3 | ECTS: 10

The course is not currently offerred.