Research Paper On English Language Acquisition
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The Role of First Language in Second Language Acquisition
This 11 page paper examines the role of first language in second language acquisition. The paper considers the way that the level of proficiency and use of a native language will impact on the acquisition of the second language, for example, the way the development and use of a langue such as Spanish or Japanese will impact on the ability to learn English. The paper looks at the research which has taken place bringing together a range of studies to assess the scope and scale of the influence. The bibliography cites 17 sources.
Three Perspectives on Problems with Teaching English
This 9 page paper comprises three short essays, each one covering a different topic relating to the teaching of English. The first propose a workshop to help teachers overcome their prejudice against students who speak an English dialect rather than standard English; the second deals with how a student's native language knowledge can help them learn English; and the third discusses the implications of animals that learn sign language. There are 3 sources listed in the bibliography.