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Language Acquisition (9495.3)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Band 1 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 1 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021) Band 1 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)

Faculty: Faculty of Education
Discipline: Academic Program Area - Education


    Unit Outlines

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    • Semester 2, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (182719) - View
    • Semester 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (166397) - View
    • Semester 2, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (157439) - View
    • Semester 2, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (139638) - View

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    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

    On successful completion of this unit, students will:

    1. Be familiar with major issues in second language acquisition;

    2. Have developed an understanding of the language acquisition process; and

    3. Become aware of various factors underlying the process.

    Assessment Items

    Contact Hours

    3 hours per week.


    9498 Study of Language OR 9494 English Grammar.



    Assumed Knowledge


    Incompatible Units

    7531 Language Acquisition.

    Equivalent Units

    7531 Language Acquisition.

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