99年第2學期-0172 第二語言習得 課程資訊
Course Objectives: By the end of the semester, students should:
1. have a grounding in current theories in SLA;
2. have a basic understanding of Universal Grammar and SLA;
3. appreciate the relation between linguistic theory and data;
The course aims to introduce to students various topics in Second Language Acquisition (SLA) which deals in particular with learner development. Students will be introduced to topics which have been addressed by second language researchers and will gain some familiarity with techniques used for data collection as well as theories proposed to account for second language development.
Office HourTuesday 14:10-16:00 LAN111A
Towell, R. and Hawkins, R. 1994: Approaches to second language
acquisition. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.
Other recommended reading:
Introductory (background) reading
Ellis, R. 1997: Second language acquisition. Oxford: Oxford University Press (Oxford introductions to language study series).
Lightbown, P. and Spada, N. 1993: How languages are learned. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Advanced reading (for those who are interested in SLA):
Cook, V. 2001: Second language learning and language teaching (3rd edition). London:
Dulay, H., Burt, M. and Krashen, S. 1982: Language two. Oxford: Oxford University
Ellis, R. 1985: Understanding second language acquisition. Oxford: Oxford University
_____ 1994: The study of second language acquisition. Oxford: Oxford University
Gass, S. & Selinker, L. 2001: Second language acquisition: an introductory course.
Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Harley, B. 1986: Age in second language acquisition. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.
Hawkins, R. 2001: Second language syntax: a generative introduction. Malden, MA:
Johnson, H. and Johnson, K. (eds) 1998: Encyclopedic dictionary of applied linguistics.
Krashen, S. 1985: The input hypothesis: issues and implications. London: Longman.
Larsen-Freeman, D. and Long, M. 1991: An introduction to second language acquisition
research. London: Longman.
McDonough, S. 2002: Applied Linguistics in language education. London: Arnold
Mitchell, R. and Myles, F. 1998: Second language learning theories. London: Arnold.
Ritchie, W. and Bhatia, T. (eds) 1996: Handbook of second language acquisition. San
Diego: Academic Press.
Sharwood Smith, M. 1994: Second language learning: theoretical foundations. London:
Singleton, D. 1989: Language acquisition: the age factor. Clevedon: Multilingual
White, L. 1989: Universal