15 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: This is a core module which introduces students to the main aspects of second language acquisition (SLA) through a presentation of the main theoretical positions and the most important research findings. The course also provides students with the oppportunity to look at real experimental data which will enable students to learn about how to present data and how to interpret them.

Staff Contact: GIL KOOK-HEE
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

Information on the department responsible for this unit (English Language and Linguistics):

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Teaching methods and assessment displayed on this page are indicative for 2021-22. Students will be informed by the academic department of any changes made necessary by the ongoing pandemic.

Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK