Second Language Acquisition Theories: Overview and Evaluation

Gitsaki, Christina (1998) Second Language Acquisition Theories: Overview and Evaluation. Journal of Communication and International Studies, 4 2: 89-98.

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Author Gitsaki, Christina
Title Second Language Acquisition Theories: Overview and Evaluation
Journal name Journal of Communication and International Studies
Publication date 1998-01-01
Volume 4
Issue 2
Start page 89
End page 98
Editor Acton, William
Subject 380201 Applied Linguistics and Educational Linguistics
420102 English as a Second Language
Abstract This paper presents some of the most influential theories of second language acquisition. The first part of the paper outlines some general distinctions and categorizations concerning the different theories as well as criteria for the evaluation of the various theories. A critical overview follows the description of each theory and its contribution to second language acquisition research.
Keyword second language acquisition
SLA theories
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