FLED 512 L2 Acquisition and Literacy
A general introduction to the study of second language acquisition and literacy development in light of linguistic theory and research. Topics will include a review of linguistic theories, terms, and modes of research; theories of first and second language acquisition; L1 interference in L2 learning; emotional and psychological factors in L2 learning; error analysis; bilingualism; sociolinguistics, and others. Emphasis will be on the practical application of theories and research to effectiveness in the second language classroom.
Prerequisites: GrS and permission of instructor.
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