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Language Acquisition (7531.6)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: Discipline of Applied Linguistics & Languages



    The unit is a critical survey of major theories and issues in language acquisition. The focus is on second language acquisition (SLA) but reference is also made to first language acquisition. Relationships are explored between second language acquisition theories and research and classroom language teaching.

    Learning Outcomes


    1) will be familiar with major issues in second language acquisition

    2) have developed an understanding of the language acquisition process

    3) become aware of various factors underlying the process

    Contact Hours

    Three hours per week.


    Study of Language or English Grammar

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