Input, interaction, and Second Language Acquisition

Chapter 6. Input, interaction, and Second Language Acquisition Book Name: Understanding Second Language Acquisition Writer: Rod Ellis Professor: Dr.Haniye Davatgari Saeed Mojarradi PhD. Candidate Monday, November 19, 2018 Three views on input in language acquisition It is axiomatic that in order for SLA to take place, there must be (1) some L2 data made available …

Individual learner differences and Second Language Acquisition

Chapter 5: Individual learner differences and Second Language Acquisition Book Name: Understanding Second language Acquisition Writer: Rod Ellis Professor: Dr.Haniye Davatgari Saeed Mojarradi Ph.D. Candidate T.3       Thursday, November 8, 2018 Aspects of SLA influenced by individual learner factors There are two basic possibilities regarding which aspect of SLA is affected by individual learner factors: One …

Interlanguage and the “natural” route of development

Chapter 3: Interlanguage and the “natural” route of development Book name; Understanding Second Language Acquisition Writer: Rod Ellis Professor: Dr. Haniye Davatgari Saeed Mojarradi Ph.D. Candidate   T.3          Friday, October 19, 2018 The second language learners acquire a knowledge of a L2 in a fixed order as a result of a predisposition to process language data …

The role of the first language

Chapter 2 ›The role of the first language Book Name: Understanding Second Language Acquisition Writer: Rod Ellis Thursday, October 4, 2018 Summarized: Saeed Mojarradi Ph.D. Candidate T.3 It is a popular belief that second language acquisition (SLA) is strongly influenced by the learner’s first language (L1). The clearest support for this belief comes from ‘foreign’ …

Chapter 2 Second language acquisition research and language –teaching materials

Chapter 2 Second language acquisition research and language –teaching materials Written by: Rod Ellis Book Name: English Language Teaching Materials – Theory and Practice Saeed Mojarradi  Ph.D. Candidate                   Saturday, May 5, 2018 Summary In this part we consider two ways in which second language acquisition (SLA) research has informed language teaching materials: (1) the design …