3 Affective Variables in Second Language Acquisition

Affective Variables in Second Language Acquisition

Affective factors definitely play a role in second language acquisition, research has confirmed that a variety of affective variables relate to success in second language acquisition.


5 Things You Should Know if you are in your Silent Period

Silent Period

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Language Acquisition: The Critical Period Hypothesis

Critical Period Hypothesis

The Critical Period Hypothesis is the subject of a long-standing debate in linguistics and language acquisition over the extent to which the ability to acquire language is biologically linked to age

Second Language Acquisition: Interlanguage and Fossilization

An interlanguage is the term for a dynamic linguistic system that has been developed by a learner of a second language (or L2) who has not become fully proficient

Noam Chomsky on Universal Grammar

Noam Chomsky - Universal Grammar

This video explains what Universal Grammar is in Simple Terms

Second Language Acquisition: Monitor Hypothesis

Monitor Hypothesis - Woman Focused on Correctness

The monitor hypothesis asserts that a learner’s learned system acts as a monitor to what they are producing.

Second Language Acquisition: Language Transfer

Language Transfer (Pixabay)

The influence of the first language on the second is known as language transfer.