Academics

Course Overview

This course will review current theory and research in second language acquisition (SLA) from linguistic and psychological perspectives, focusing on the influences of various theoretical models. Students will be introduced to the principal areas of SLA research and the major methodologies available for their study. Course material will focus on acquisition of a spoken second language, but also discuss recent studies and analyze data related to second language acquisition of a sign language.

All first year Linguistics MA courses plus LIN 741, or permission of instructor.

Program: Linguistics

Credit: 3

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