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Subject: Areas of studies
Question: What is the differences or similarities between a PhD in Linguistics and a PhD in Second language studies.

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Reply: All three answers are right on! I should like to add, however, that
Second Language Studies can vary greatly. Some programs require a
number of obligatory courses in theoretical linguistics, as well as
courses in Second Language Acquisition, Second Language pedagogy
(teaching), statistics, psychology, etc.). Other programs (most
often those offered by Education faculties) are not so heavy on
linguistics courses and require more courses in Education, etc.
Reply From: Robert A Papen      click here to access email
 
Date: 21-Aug-2013
 
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  1. Re: Areas of studies    Marilyn N Silva     (21-Aug-2013)
  2. Re: Areas of studies    Nancy J. Frishberg     (21-Aug-2013)
  3. Re: Areas of studies    Susan D Fischer     (21-Aug-2013)

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