Sep 25, 2022  
2019-2020 
    
2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENG 507 - Language Acquisition

2 credits
Exploration of current approaches, processes, and materials used to promote first and second language acquisition. Introduction of relationships among psychological, social, cultural, and educational factors influencing learning and language fluency. Particular emphasis on generative models of syntax: analysis of important syntactic structures of English, exploration of the acquisition and internalization of those structures in first and second language learners through field observations of L1 and L2 English Language Learners and hands-on experience of teaching methods based on those conclusions. Prerequisite(s): ENG 537  or other introductory linguistics course.



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