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FIRST & SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION

• Read chapter 1 (Learning a First Language) from How Languages Are Learned, by Lightbown and Spada. • The text presents the three leading theories to explain first language learning.

How Languages Are Learned by LIGHTBOWN, PATSY M.,

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VOCABULARY LEARNING, FORM-FOCUSED INSTRUCTION AND FEEDBACK ON ...

Language Teaching & Learning Mac key, A. , Gass, S. , & Mc Donough, K. (2000) . How do learners perceive interactional feedback? Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 22 , 471-497.

Great Expectations: Second -Language Acquisition Research and ...

Great Expectations: Second -Language Acquisition Research and Classroom Teaching PATSY M. LIGHTBOWN Concordia University The title of this article 1 may suggest a certain scepticism about the potential for applying second-language acquisition research findings to classroom teaching. 2 In fact, I ...

Cheaper by the Dozen:

Stock Strategies AAII Journal 24 investor and include topics like fi nancial statement analysis, per share earnings and assessing management. Lots of examples are used, and while some may be a bit dated, the key points are driven home.

What Teachers Need to Know About Language

What Teachers Need to Know About Language Lily Wong Fillmore University of California at Berkeley Catherine E. Snow Harvard Graduate School of Education August 23, 2000 This paper was prepared with funding from the U. S. Department of Education's Office of Educational Research and Improvement ...

'Focus on form' and 'focus

'Focus on form' and 'focus on forms' Ron Sheen One of the current concerns of applied linguists is centred on the most e¤ective form of grammar instruction in the communicative classroom (Doughty and Williams 1998; Lightbown 2000; Norris and Ortega 2000).

Rings on their fingers: Ring wearing from ancient times to ...

Gesta, vol. 36 (1997), pp. 20-31. 13 Lightbown, Mediaeval European Jewellery , pp. 79-80. 14 Quoted ibid., p. 79. 15 Quoted in Marie-Helene Tesnière, François Avril, ...

SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION: THE INTERFACE BETWEEN THEORY AND ...

... (cf. Lightbown, Spada 1995: 25). 4.1 McLaughlin's Attention-Processing Model This model connects processing mechanisms with categories of attention to formal properties of language.

CHAPTER 4

Lightbown and Spada (1993: 40) define motivation in terms of two factors: "the learners' communicative needs, and their attitudes towards the second language community".