SLA 214 SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION
Systematic examination of how languages are learned. Introduction to theories of second language (L2) acquisition and strategies for learning and teaching foreign languages. Readings explore paradigms of effective L2 teaching (behaviorist, communicative, socio-cultural); pedagogical approaches (error analysis, input hypothesis, scaffolding); and significant contributions to the field. Includes practicum sessions at RMMS school in New London where students will teach foreign languages to children in grades 2-5.
Cross Listed Courses
This is the same course as EDU214/GRK 214
Open to students with intermediate or advanced knowledge of a foreign language.
Enrollment limited to 28 students.