LLC3010 - The social context of language learning
6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate Faculty of Arts
Leader(s): Dr Heather Bowe
Clayton Second semester 2009 (Day)
The seminars will investigate issues concerned with second language acquisition and will enable students to reflect on the experience of acquiring languages from a Comparative perspective.
Upon successful completion of this unit students will be able to:
- Reflect on the experience of acquiring languages from a comparative perspective.
- Share experiences with students taking other languages/same language/different combinations of languages.
- Engage in informed discussion on methods and outcomes in second language acquisition.
- Show familiarity with cultural and social aspects of second language acquisition, multilingualism and contact.
Class participation: 30%
Class paper written up as a 3000-word assignment: 70%
2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week
Enrolment in BA (Languages) or current enrolment in 3rd year level LOTE study AND additional 12 points in a second LOTE at first year level OR by permission.