Second Language Acquisition

  • Second languages can be acquired rather than learned
  • A variety of factors affect second language acquisiton
  • Students acquire a second language when they receive comprehensible input
Resources

Freeman, D., & Freeman, Y. (2011). Between Worlds: Access to Second Language Acquisition (3rd edition ed.). Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

Freeman, D., & Freeman, Y. (2007). English Language Learners: The Essential Guide. New York: Scholastic.

Krashen, S. (1992). Fundamentals of Language Education. Torrance, CA: Laredo.