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ATS3682

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitLinguistics
OfferedNot offered in 2013
Coordinator(s)Dr Olav Kuhn

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)

Contact hours

2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week

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

Prerequisites

A second-year sequence in Linguistics.

Prohibitions

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