Littlewood, William.

Foreign and second language learning : language-acquisition research and its implications for the classroom / William T. Littlewood. - Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, c1984. - 114 p. ; 24 cm. - Cambridge language teaching library. .

Online version:
Littlewood, William.
Foreign and second language learning.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1984

Includes bibliographical references ( p.104-112) and index.

First language acquisition --
Behaviourism and second language learning --
Errors and learning strategies --
The internal syllabus of the language learner --
Accounting for differences between learners --
Models of second language learning --
Using a second language --
Learning and teaching. Table of contents

In this book, William Littlewood surveys recent research into how people acquire languages and considers its relevance for language teaching. He describes the most important studies and ideas about first language acquisition, and how these have influenced and developed into studies of second language acquisition. He considers the background of language theories which were current before the present interest in Read more...

0521274869 (pbk.) 0521254795 9780521254793


Language and languages--Study and teaching--Psychological aspects.
Learning, Psychology of.
Second language acquisition.

P53.7 / .L5 1984

418.0071 / LIF 1984

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