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Second Language Acquisition

When you'll study it
Semester 1
CATS points
ECTS points
Level 6
Module lead
Roumyana Slabakova
Academic year

Module overview

This module provides an insight into the cognitive processes involved in the acquisition of language. Different theories of first and second language acquisition will be examined and critically assessed in the light of empirical evidence. Various factors affecting this acquisition, such as individual linguistic experience, language exposure, cognitive mechanisms and principles and Universal Grammar, will be discussed with a view of understanding how they affect the acquisition process.

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