LING562 Second Language AcquisitionUpdated: 15 March 2019
|Supervised Exam||There is no supervised examination.|
|Pre-requisites||candidature in a postgraduate award|
|Co-requisites||LING450 or LING550 or LING553; or candidature in the Master of Education|
|Restrictions||LING207 or LING307 or LING362 or LING462|
- 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.
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|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: