LINGUIST List 29.1933

Mon May 07 2018

Summer Schools: Summer Course in Second Language Acquisition/Italy

Editor for this issue: Sarah Robinson <>

Date: 04-May-2018
From: Gaia ChiuchiĆ¹ <>
Subject: Summer Course in Second Language Acquisition/Italy
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Host Institution:

Dates: 18-Jun-2018 - 19-Jun-2018
Location: Assisi, Umbria, Italy

Focus: The main aim of the course is to provide trainees with a better understanding of the interface between theory, research and practice in second language learning and teaching.
Minimum Education Level: No Minimum

Prof. Susan Gass.

- What is second language acquisition?
- Perceptions and misperceptions
- Why is it important?

Basic principles:
- How are languages learned?
- Interlanguage
- Behaviorism/innate principles
- Role of native language
- Order of acquisition
- Input
- Interaction
- Output
- Role of the environment
- Exemplars
- Salience

What about individual differences?
- Aptitude
- Motivation
- Attitude
- Age
- Anxiety

What does a classroom have to offer?
- Does teaching=learning?
- Perceptions and misperceptions revisited

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Subject Languages: English

Tuition: 150 EUR
Registration: 06-May-2018 to 01-Jun-2018
Contact Person: Gaia ChiuchiĆ¹
                Phone: +39 075 815281
                  Fax: +39 075 815281

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Registration Instructions:
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