Alternative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition

ISBN-10: 0415549256

ISBN-13: 9780415549257

Edition: 2011

Authors: Dwight Atkinson
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Description: This volume presents seven alternative approaches to studying second language acquisition ' 'alternative' in the sense that they contrast with and/or complement the cognitivism pervading the field. All seven approaches ' sociocultural, complexity theory, conversation analysis, identity, language socialization, sociocognitive, and ecological ' are described according to the same set of six headings, allowing for direct comparison across approaches.Each chapter is authored by leading advocates for the approach described: James Lantolf for the sociocultural approach; Diane Larsen-Freeman for the complexity theory approach; Gabriele Kasper and Johannes Wagner for the conversational analysis approach; Bonny Norton and Carolyn McKinney for the identity approach; Patricia Duff and Steven Talmy for the language socialization approach; Dwight Atkinson for the sociocognitive approach; and Leo van Lier for the ecological approach.Introductory and commentary chapters round out this volume. The editor's introduction describes the significance of alternative approaches to SLA studies given its strongly cognitivist orientation. Lourdes Ortega's commentary considers the seven approaches from an 'enlightened traditional' perspective on SLA studies ' a viewpoint which is cognitivist in orientation but broad enough to give serious and balanced consideration to alternative approaches.This volume is essential reading in the field of second language acquisition.

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List price: $30.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 4/7/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 196
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.10" tall
Weight: 0.704

List of contributors
Preface
Introduction: Cognitivism and second language acquisition
The Sociocultural Approach to Second Language Acquisition: Sociocultural theory, second language acquisition, and artificial L2 development
A Complexity Theory Approach to Second Language Development/Acquisition
An Identity Approach to Second Language Acquisition
Language Socialization Approaches to Second Language Acquisition: Social, cultural, and linguistic development in additional languages
A Conversation-analytic Approach to Second Language Acquisition
A Sociocognitive Approach to Second Language Acquisition: How mind, body, and world work together in learning additional languages
SLA after the Social Turn: Where cognitivism and its alternatives stand
Index
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