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  1. Autoethnography as method - Heewon Chang 2016 (electronic resource)

    Book 

  2. ESSENTIAL READING for the entire semester 2 items
    1. Understanding second language acquisition - Lourdes Ortega 2009 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential

    2. Second language learning and language teaching - Vivian Cook 2016 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential

  3. RECOMMENDED READING for the entire semester 2 items
    1. The psychology of the language learner revisited - Zoltan Dornyei, Stephen Ryan 2015 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    2. The Routledge handbook of second language acquisition - Susan M. Gass, Alison Mackey 2014

      Book Recommended Digitisation in progress - the book will be available at a click very soon.

  4. OPTIONAL READING for the entire semester 2 items
    1. Research methods in second language acquisition: a practical guide - Alison Mackey, Susan M. Gass c2012

      Book Optional Digitisation in progress - the book will be available at a click very soon.

  5. Introduction/Language acquisition as cognitive, social and linguistic development 4 items
    1. Essential reading - before lecture: 1 item
      1. Understanding second language acquisition - Lourdes Ortega 2009 (electronic resource)

        Book  Please read Chapter 1: "Introduction" (pages 1-10).

    2. Essential reading - before seminar: 1 item
      1. Please access and read the PDF document in QMPlus Week 1 section, titled "SLA_Dewaele". The PDF contains reading material, exercises, and a set of study questions based on:

        Dewaele, Jean-Marc (2014). Second and Additional Language Acquisition, In Li Wei (ed.) Applied Linguistics. Oxford: Blackwell, pp. 46-68.

    3. Optional reading: 2 items
      1. Second language learning and language teaching - Vivian Cook 2016 (electronic resource)

        Book  Chapter 1: "Background to Second Language Acquisition Research and Language Teaching" (pages 1-23).

      2. Approaches and methods in language teaching - Jack C. Richards, Theodore S. Rodgers 2001

        Book  Chapter 1: "A brief history of early developments in language teaching"

  6. Theories of Second Language Acquisition 3 items
    1. Essential reading - before lecture 1 item
      1. Theories in second language acquisition: an introduction 2015 (electronic resource)

        Book  Please read Chapter 13, by L. Ortega, titled "Second Language Learning Explained? SLA across 10 contemporary theories" (pages 245-272).

    2. Essential reading - before seminar 1 item
      1. Second language learning and language teaching - Vivian Cook 2016 (electronic resource)

        Book  Please read Chapter 10: "General Models of L2 learning" (pages 231-257).

    3. Optional reading 1 item
      1. Second language learning theories - Rosamond Mitchell, Florence Myles, Emma Marsden 2013

        Book  Chapter 1: "Second language learning: key concepts and issues" (pages 1-26). NOTE: Digitisation in progress - the chapter will be available at a click very soon.

  7. Interlanguage/Learner's language and fossilisation (incl. cross-linguistic influence) 5 items
    1. Essential reading - before lecture 1 item
      1. Understanding second language acquisition - Lourdes Ortega 2009 (electronic resource)

        Book  Please read Chapter 6: "Development of Learner Language" (pages 110-143).

    2. Essential reading - before seminar 1 item
      1. Bidirectional Transfer | Applied Linguistics | Oxford Academic - Aneta Pavlenko and Scott Jarvis, 2002

        Webpage  Please click the "PDF" icon under the title in order to access the full article.

    3. Optional reading 3 items
      1. Understanding second language acquisition - Lourdes Ortega 2009 (electronic resource)

        Book  Chapter 3: "Cross-linguistic influences" (pages 31-54).

      2. Emotion Vocabulary in Interlanguage - Jean-Marc Dewaele, Aneta Pavlenko 06/2002

        Article  Please click the "PDF" icon next to the title in order to access the full article.

      3. Interlanguage Transfer of Function Words - Gessica De Angelis 09/2005

        Article  Please click the "PDF" icon next to the title in order to access the full article.

  8. Sequences in SLA and working memory 4 items
    1. Essential reading - before lecture 2 items
      1. THE ROUTLEDGE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION. Peter Robinson (Ed.). New York, NY: Routledge, 2013. Pp. xxiv 756. | Studies in Second Language Acquisition | Cambridge Core

        Chapter Essential Please download the PDF files for the following entries: (1) Abrahamsson, N. (2013). ‘Developmental sequences’ (pages 173-77); both available as separate files on QMplus (2) Meisel, J. M. (2013). ‘Development in second language acquisition’ (pages 165-73).

      2. The Routledge handbook of second language acquisition - Susan M. Gass, Alison Mackey 2014

        Book Recommended Please read Chapter 26: "Working memory and SLA" by J. Williams (pages 427-441). note: a PDF file has been uploaded to QMplus

    2. Essential reading - before seminar 1 item
      1. Researching Acquisition Sequences: Idealization and De-idealization in SLA - Rod Ellis 01/2015

        Article  Please click the "PDF" icon next to the title in order to access the full article.

    3. Optional reading 1 item
      1. Understanding second language acquisition - Lourdes Ortega 2009 (electronic resource)

        Book  Chapter 5: "Cognition" (pages 82-109).

  9. Cognitive processes in Second Language Acquisition (lexical and conceptual representation) 3 items
    1. Essential reading - before lecture 1 item
      1. The handbook of second language acquisition - Catherine Doughty, Michael H. Long c2003

        Book Essential Please read the following chapter: Kroll, Judith F., & Gretchen Sunderman. (2003). ‘Cognitive processes in second language learners and bilinguals: The development of lexical and conceptual representations’. NOTE: Digitisation in progress - the book will be available at a click very soon.

    2. Essential reading - before seminar 1 item
      1. Context Effects in Bilingual Sentence Processing: Task Specifi city - Eva Van Assche, Wouter Duyck, Robert J. Hartsuiker

        Chapter Essential

    3. Optional reading 1 item
      1. An Outline of Processability Theory and Its Relationship to Other Approaches to SLA - Manfred Pienemann 03/2015

        Article Optional Please click the "PDF" icon next to the title in order to access the full article.

  10. Role of instruction and feedback in SLA 4 items
    1. Essential reading - before lecture 2 items
      1. Understanding second language acquisition - Lourdes Ortega 2009 (electronic resource)

        Book  Please read Chapter 4: "The linguistic environment" (pages 55-81).

      2. The Routledge handbook of second language acquisition - Susan M. Gass, Alison Mackey 2014

        Book  Please read Chapter 2: "The Role of Feedback" by S. Loewen (pages 24-40). NOTE: Digitisation in progress - the chapter will be available at a click very soon.

    2. Essential reading - before seminar 1 item
    3. Optional reading 1 item
      1. Working Memory and the Observed Effectiveness of Recasts on Different L2 Outcome Measures - Andrea Révész 03/2012

        Article  Please click the "PDF" icon next to the title in order to access the full article.

  11. Week 7 - Reading week (no teaching) 1 item
    1. Please focus on reading the ESSENTIAL, RECOMMENDED and OPTIONAL literature as indicated at the top of this reading list. If you are interested in a particular sub-area of SLA, and would like to have further reading recommended, please contact me on kate.hammer@qmul.ac.uk

  12. Individual learner strategies, multiple intelligence/multicompetence 9 items
    1. Essential reading - before lecture 2 items
      1. Understanding second language acquisition - Lourdes Ortega 2009 (electronic resource)

        Book Essential Please, read chapter 9

      2. The theory of multiple intelligences - Howard Gardner 01/1987

        Article Recommended

    2. Essential reading - before seminar 4 items
      1. Educational Implications of the Theory of Multiple Intelligences - H. Gardner, T. Hatch 01/11/1989

        Article Essential

    3. Optional reading 3 items
      1. Language learner strategies: thirty years of research and practice - Cohen, Andrew D., Macaro, Ernesto 2007

        Book Optional

      2. Multiple Intelligence for Every Classroom - P. Stanford 01/11/2003

        Article Optional

      3. Frames of mind: the theory of multiple intelligences - Gardner, Howard 1993

        Book Optional

  13. Learner differences and group dynamics (incl. motivation and anxiety) 8 items
    1. Essential reading - before lecture 2 items
      1. Teaching and researching motivation - Dr̲nyei, Zoltǹ, Ushioda, Ema 2011 (electronic resource)

        Book  Please read Chapter 1

    2. Essential reading - before seminar 1 item
      1. Individual Learner Differences in SLA - Prof. Janusz Arabski , and Adam Wojtaszek 2011

        Book  Please read Chapter 1.

    3. Optional reading 5 items
      1. Motivation, language identity and the L2 self - Dörnyei, Zoltán, Ushioda, Ema c2009

        Book Optional

      2. Group dynamics in the language classroom - Dörnyei, Zoltán, Murphey, Tim 2003

        Book Optional

  14. Ultimate Attainment 3 items
    1. Essential reading - before lecture 1 item
      1. Cultural migrants and optimal language acquisition 2015 (electronic resource)

        Book  Please read Chapter 6: "Acculturation as the key to the ultimate attainment? The case of Polish-English bilinguals in the UK" by Kate Hammer and Jean-Marc Dewaele (pages 178-202).

    2. Essential reading - before seminar 1 item
    3. Optional reading 1 item
      1. Second language learning and language teaching - Vivian Cook 2016 (electronic resource)

        Book  Chapter 8: "The L2 User and the Native Speaker" (pages 175-207).

  15. Heritage languages and L2 learning 3 items
    1. Essential reading - before lecture 1 item
      1. The Routledge handbook of second language acquisition - Susan M. Gass, Alison Mackey 2014

        Book  Please read Chapter 30: "Heritage languages and L2 learning" (pages 491-505).

    2. Essential reading - before seminar 1 item
      1. Bilingualism, Heritage Language Learners, and SLA Research: Opportunities Lost or Seized? - GUADALUPE VALDÉS 09/2005

        Article  Please click the "PDF" icon next to the title in order to access the full article.

    3. Optional reading 1 item
  16. Second language learning explained: SLA across contemporary theories 2 items
    1. Essential reading 1 item
      1. Second language learning and language teaching - Vivian Cook 2016 (electronic resource)

        Book  Please read Chapter 9: "The Goals of Language Teaching" (pages 208-230).

    2. Optional reading 1 item
      1. Approaches and methods in language teaching - Jack C. Richards, Theodore S. Rodgers 2014

        Book  Chapter 2: "The nature of approaches and methods in language teaching" (pages 20-43).

  17. Approaches and methods in language teaching - Jack C. Richards, Theodore S. Rodgers 2014

    Book 

  18. Second language learning theories - Rosamond Mitchell, Florence Myles, Emma Marsden 2013

    Book 

  19. Emotion Vocabulary in Interlanguage - Jean-Marc Dewaele, Aneta Pavlenko 06/2002

    Article 

  20. The handbook of second language acquisition - Catherine Doughty, Michael H. Long c2003

    Book 

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