LING362 Second Language AcquisitionUpdated: 07 November 2019
|Supervised Exam||There is a supervised exam at the end of the teaching period in which you are enrolled. The paper-based exam will be held at an established exam venue, and coordinated by UNE Exams Unit.|
|Pre-requisites||LING102 or (LING101 plus any 12cp of language study)|
|Restrictions||LING462 or LING562 or LING207 or LING307|
- Second Language Acquisition
|Coordinator(s)||Liz Ellis (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
This unit provides an overview of approaches to the study of second language (L2) acquisition. It deals with key linguistic, psycholinguistic and sociocultural theories of how an L2 is acquired. Topics covered include: age-related effects, the role of the first language, the linguistic environment, cognition, learner language, individual differences (e.g. aptitude, motivation and affect) and social dimensions of L2 learning.
|Materials||Textbook information will be displayed approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the teaching period. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.|
|Disclaimer||Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.|
Assessment information will be published prior to commencement of the teaching period.
|Learning Outcomes (LO)||
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to: