WLL 403 - Introduction to Second Language Acquisition

An introduction to theories of second language acquisition (SLA) that outlines nativist, environmental, sociocultural, and psycholinguistic perspectives on SLA and discusses factors that influence the L2 learning process. Also explores the application of SLA theory to understanding L2 learners’ interlanguage production.

Prerequisite(s): WLL 211, 6 of 8 Tier 2 complete (Honors Coll.: 15 cr. HON or 45 cr. total), and prior or concurrent completion of all Tier 1 (Honors Coll.: T1MC and T1QR only).

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2020