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160209 PS Advanced Course in Research in Language Teaching, Language Learning and Language Policy I (2012W)

Topics in Second Language Acquisition

Continuous assessment of course work

Details

Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 03.10. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum 8 Sensengasse 3a 5.OG
Wednesday 10.10. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum 8 Sensengasse 3a 5.OG
Wednesday 17.10. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum 8 Sensengasse 3a 5.OG
Wednesday 24.10. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum 8 Sensengasse 3a 5.OG
Wednesday 31.10. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum 8 Sensengasse 3a 5.OG
Wednesday 07.11. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum 8 Sensengasse 3a 5.OG
Wednesday 14.11. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum 8 Sensengasse 3a 5.OG
Wednesday 21.11. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum 8 Sensengasse 3a 5.OG
Wednesday 28.11. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum 8 Sensengasse 3a 5.OG
Wednesday 05.12. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum 8 Sensengasse 3a 5.OG
Wednesday 12.12. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum 8 Sensengasse 3a 5.OG
Wednesday 09.01. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum 8 Sensengasse 3a 5.OG
Wednesday 16.01. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum 8 Sensengasse 3a 5.OG
Wednesday 23.01. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum 8 Sensengasse 3a 5.OG
Wednesday 30.01. 14:30 - 16:00 Seminarraum 8 Sensengasse 3a 5.OG

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

In the first part of the course, we will discuss basic theoretic models of untutored Second Language Acquisition (SLA). In the second part, we look at natural acquisition orders focusing on the acquisition of the verb and word order in German. The third part of the course is devoted to the investigation of individual factors in untutored SLA (e.g. age, motivation, talent) with special focus on the age factor and the Critical Period Hypothesis.

Assessment and permitted materials

Participation, course work, take an active part in the discussion, presentation with handout, paper on data analysis (10 pages)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Students will be introduced to central theoretical problems and empirical results of SLA-research, they collect a small set of data to practise the terminology

Examination topics

Lecture, reading and discussion of basic texts, oral presentations by students, small data project with analysis

Reading list

Eine Literaturliste wird in der LVA bereitgestellt.

Association in the course directory

Master angewandte Linguistik: MA2-M2
Master angewandte Linguistik: MA2-APM4B
Code Diplomstudium: 341, 622, 703, 717, 908

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