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Second Language Acquisition

ISBN-10: 019437212X

ISBN-13: 9780194372121

Edition: 1997

Authors: Rod Ellis, H. G. Widdowson

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In the age of the global village and the world wide web, understanding the way in which people learn languages is of ever increasing importance. This book makes the essentials of this rapidly expanding area of study accessible to readers encountering it for the first time.
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Book details

List price: $31.00
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/24/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 158
Size: 5.08" wide x 7.80" long x 0.43" tall
Weight: 0.616
Language: English

Rod Ellis is winner of the BAAL Book Prize in 1985 for the best book published in applied linguistics. Formerly Professor and Head of Department in the School of Language Studies, Ealing College of Higher Education.

John P. Wilson is Professor of Geography and Director of the GIS Research Laboratory at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.A. Stewart Fotheringham is Director of the National Centre for Geocomputation at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth.They are both editors of the journal Transactions in GIS, also published by Blackwell.

Preface
Introduction: describing and explaining L2 acquisition
The nature of learner language
Interlanguage
Social aspects of interlanguage
Discourse aspects of interlanguage
Psycholinguistic aspects of interlanguage
Linguistic aspects of interlanguage
Individual differences in L2 acquisition
Instruction and L2 acquisition
Conclusion: multiple perspectives in SLA
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