Second Language Acquisition

Spanish Second Language Acquisition: Pedagogical Applications

This course is an introduction to the field of Second Language Acquisition and its pedagogical applications in the Spanish-language classroom. The course will be structured around the topic of second language learning theories and pedagogical applications and will focus on the psychological and linguistics challenges of learning and teaching Spanish. A variety of readings on Spanish second language acquisition will be covered to understand the theoretical explanations given in the field to account for the acquisition of Spanish as a second language. During the course, students will develop practical applications for the Spanish classroom.
(1 unit)

Required text: Isabel Santos Gargallo, Linguistica aplicada a la ensenanza-aprendizaje del espanol como lengua extranjera 3rd ed. (Madrid: Arco Libros, 2010 ISBN: 978-84-7635-391-2).

This course is cross-listed with Professional Preparation for Teachers.*
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SPAN 6795

All Sections in Summer 2012, LS 6 Week Session

Summer 2012, LS 6 Week Session

SPAN6795A-L12 Lecture (Isabelli)