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EDTE 620 Second Language Acquisition

Course Description

An overview of theories of first and second language acquisition, including comprehensible input, the monitor hypothesis, and order of acquisition. The role of linguistics in understanding language acquisition. The differences between learning and acquisition, EFL, ESL, and ESP, pedagogy and andragogy, integrative and instrumental motivation. Traditional and current approaches to language teaching will be discussed, including grammar/translation approaches, and communicative language teaching.





AIIAS is a graduate level institution managed by the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists based in Maryland, USA

Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies
Lalaan I, Silang, Cavite 4118, Philippines