Oxford University Press, 1982 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 315 pages
The text covers such topics as the effects of environment, age, and personality on second language acquisition; the role of practice by resenting information on curriculum planning and classroom procedures. Chapter summaries, study questions, and suggestions for further research follow each unit. In addition, the book includes numerous tables, graphs, and charts, as well as an extensive glossary, a bibliography, and an index.
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The Language Environment
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accent acquired acquisition order acquisition sequence adults age of arrival appears auxiliary bilingual Bilingual Syntax Measure Chapter characteristics child children learning classroom code switching complex conscious contrastive analysis copula correct cross-sectional studies developmental errors Dulay and Burt effect error analysis error types example factors filter focus foreign language formal French Georgetown University grammatical morphemes guage host integrative motivation interlingual errors Krashen L2 acquisition L2 learners L2 research language environment learning English linguistic category linguistic manipulation tasks method misformation Misordering monitor natural communication task negation noun observed performance person phemes phonological produce proficiency pronoun psycholinguistic questions rank order correlation reflexive pronouns relative clauses reported routines and patterns rules sample score second language acquisition second language learners sentence similar Spanish speak speech structures subconscious subjects suggests systematic Table target language taxonomy teachers tion transitional constructions utterances verb verbal wh-questions word order