The subject examines psycholinguistic aspects of language learning and cognitive processes in the development of second language proficiency. Students explore issues concerning cognitive and mental development of language learners such as individual learner differences or the learners' perception of own learning. The subject is suitable for students who specialise in language-related fields or are interested in language teaching and learning.
|Faculty||Faculty of Society & Design|
1. Develop a body of knowledge about the principles in second language acquisition (SLA) which includes the understanding of principal theories of psycholinguistics and recent developments in the field;
2. Develop the knowledge and skills of research principles and methods in SLA which are applicable to the diverse L2 learning/teaching contexts;
3. Develop cognitive skillsto demonstrate the understanding of issues and theories of SLA and individual L2 learner differences;to analyse and synthesise complex concepts related to L2 learning and individual learner differences, and to apply them to a variety of research and professional teaching contexts;
4. Develop skills enabling learners to initiate independent research in and further learning about psycholinguistics in diverse contexts.
|Withdraw – Financial?||13/02/2021|
|Withdraw – Academic?||06/03/2021|