units

ATS3682

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton Second semester 2012 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Howard Manns

Notes

Previously coded LIN3550

Synopsis

The distinction between language learning and acquisition; the social context of these; the relation between first, second and bilingual acquisition; interlanguage and interference; grammaticalisation phases; factors in successful second language acquisition; bilingual education; attrition as the inverse of acquisition; activation and reactivation of language skills.

Outcomes

As for ATS2682 and in addition a more in-depth critical appreciation of the theoretical underpinnings of second language acquisition and the research literature.

Assessment

Written work: 90%
Class participation: 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Howard Manns

Contact hours

2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Linguistics

Prerequisites

A second-year sequence in Linguistics.

Prohibitions

ATS2101, ATS3101, GRN2130 or GRN3130, ATS2041, ATS3041, ITA2550, ITA3550, MGR3550 or SPN3550