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Title: Second Language Acquisition


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Second Language Acquisition
SS 2007
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Topics
  • How do adult speakers acquire a second language?
    What characterizes the process of second language
    acquisition?
  • How do we account for the development? What are
    the factors determining the process of second
    language acquisition?
  • How can we study the process of L2 acquisition?
    How do we elicit L2 data? How do we analyze L2
    data?

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Syllabus
  • L1 and L2 acquisition
  • Error analysis and interlanguage
  • Nonlinguistic aspects of L2 acquisition
  • Research methodology
  • Development of selected morphosyntactic
    phenomena negation, word order, relative
    clauses, tense aspect, issues of phonological
    development
  • Theories of L2 acquisition Nativism,
    functionalism, Monitor Model
  • Presentation of research projects

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Class readings
Gass, Susan M. and Larry Selinker. 2001. Second
Language Acquisition. An introductory course.
Mahwah Erlbaum. Mackey, Alison and Susan M.
Gass. 2005. Second Language Research. Methodology
and design. Mahwah Erlbaum. Dancey, Christine
and John Reidy 1999. Statistics without Math for
Psychology. Prentice Hall. Oldin, Terence. 1989.
Language Transfer. Cross-linguistic influence in
language learning. Cambridge Cambridge
University Press. Mitchel, Rosamund and Florence
Myles. 2004. Second Language Learning Theories.
London Arnold. Lightbown, Patsy and Nina Spada.
2004. How Languages are Learned. Oxford Oxford
University Press.
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Class readings
Ellis, Rod. 1997. Second Language Acquisition.
Oxford Oxford University Press. Krashen, S.
1982. Principles and Practice in Second Language
Acquisition. London Pergamon. Bardovi-Harlig,
Kathleen and Dudley W. Reynolds 1995. The role of
lexical aspect in the acquisition of tense and
aspect. TESOL Quarterly 29 107-131. Eckman,
Fred R., Lawrence Bell, and Diane Nelson. 1988.
On the generalization of relative clause
instruction in the acquisition of English as a
second language. Applied Linguistics 9 1-20.
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Background readings
Doughty, Chaterine J. and Michael H. Long (eds.)
2003. The Handbook of Second Language
Acquisition. Oxford Blackwell. Ellis, Rod and
Gary Barkhuizen. 2005. Analysing Learner
Language. Oxford Oxford University Press.
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Recommended readings
Mackey, Alison and Susan M. Gass. 2005. Second
Language Research. Methodology and design.
Mahwah Erlbaum. Chap 1 structure of research
paper (obligatory), Chap 5, 8, 9 analysis of
quantitative data (optional)
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Term paper
Presentation on July 12. 1. Precise research
question 2. Methodology (materials, procedure,
subjects) 3. Results of pilot study
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