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Building a comprehensive second language acquisition theory

UNSPECIFIED (2010) 'Building a comprehensive second language acquisition theory.' In: UNSPECIFIED, (ed.) Conceptualising 'Learning' in Applied Linguistics. UNSPECIFIED, 225 - 239. ISBN 9780230289772

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Abstract

© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2010. The aim of this chapter is to discuss theory building in second language acquisition research, and in particular how and whether the different schools of research currently active within the field can or indeed need to talk to one another, if we are to build a comprehensive SLA theory. My aim is to draw an overarching conceptual map of the field as I understand it; this will necessarily involve a certain amount of oversimplification, as well as my own theoretical biases.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Language and Linguistics, Department of
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 02 Nov 2012 12:58
Last Modified: 16 Jan 2019 12:15
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/4199

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