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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English


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  Exactly what it says it is--an introduction to SLA. I read it for a theory class could with Mitchell, Myles, and Marsden's "Second Language Learning Theories" (Third Edition) and where that one was richer and denser in detail, this book balanced /5.   Introducing Second Language Acquisition by Muriel Saville-Troike, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().   Book Description. Now in its second edition, Introduction to Instructed Second Language Acquisition continues to present a cohesive view of the different theoretical and pedagogical perspectives that comprise instructed second language acquisition (ISLA).Loewen provides comprehensive discussions of the theoretical, empirical, and pedagogical aspects of a range of key . Providing a solid foundation in second language acquisition, this book has become the leading introduction to the subject for students of linguistics, psychology and education, and trainee language Cited by:

Written for students encountering the topic for the first time, this is a clear and practical introduction to second language acquisition (SLA). Using non-technical language, it explains how a second language is acquired; what the learner of a second language needs to know; and why some learners are more successful than by:   Any other language learned or acquired is known as the second language. Second language acquisition, or SLA, has two meanings. In a general sense it is a term to describe learning a second language. 3. Formal and Informal Linguistic Environments in Language Acquisition and Language Learning 40 4. The Domain of the Conscious Grammar: The Morpheme Studies 51 5. The Role of the First Language in Second Language Acquisition 64 6. The Neurological Correlates of Language Acquisition. Introducing Second Language Acquisition 5 Chapter summary Second Language Acquisition (SLA) involves a wide range of language learning settings and learner characteristics and circumstances. This book will consider a broad scope of these, examining them from three different disciplinary perspectives: linguistic, psychological, and social.

  Written for students encountering the topic for the first time, this is a clear and practical introduction to second language acquisition (SLA). Using non-technical language, it explains how a second language is acquired; what the learner of a second language needs to know; and why some learners are more successful than others. This new edition of Muriel Saville-Troike's bestselling Reviews: 1. 2. Language teaching: does it help? 33 (a) When language teaching helps 34 (b) When language teaching does not help 35 3. Exposure variables 37 4. Age 43 5. Acculturation 45 III. Providing Input for Acquisition 57 A. The Potential of the Second Language Classroom 58 B. Limitations of the Classroom 59 C. The Role of Output 60 1. "Conversation Cited by:   “Introducing Second Language Acquisition,” by Dr. Muriel Saville-Troike Reviewed by Dr. Ali Fant, WB5WAF Between pages and of Saville-Troike’s Introducing Second Language Acquisition (Second Edition), the author discusses the six components of language as defined by linguists. The six divisions are Vocabulary (lexicon), Morphology /5(36). Introducing Second Language Acquisition Muriel Saville-Troike and Karen Barto. Providing a solid foundation in second language acquisition, this book has become the leading introduction to the subject for students of linguistics, psychology and education, and trainee language teachers. Now in its third edition, the textbook offers comprehensive.