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’ …