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  • Oscar Eduardo Rivera Gonzales: A Second Language

    Introduction: Nowadays studying English is easier than years ago. Students now have different ways to learn and not only with books as in the past. People around the world have adapted to the new form of getting information and this essay is going to explain the reason and necessities that a particular student has and how he has learned another language. Students Background: Oscar Eduardo Rivera Gonzales is twenty years old he was born in Guadalajara Jalisco but, he lives in downtown Tlaquepaque. He lives with his parents and two brothers who study English. Oscar has studied English since he was a child because his parents said it was mandatory. Now it is his own decision to still study English because he sees the advantages…

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  • SLA Research: Second Language Acquisition

    SLA Research As far as the research of major issues Second Language Acquisition (SLA) is concerned, a set of widely attested empirical, findings has been achieved in the past 50 years. Interest areas and priority areas have included age effects; effects of individual differences in language aptitudes and other affect and cognitive variables; the role of the broader social context and linguistic environment as sources of negative and positive evidence and of opportunities for input, output, and…

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  • The Importance Of Grammar In Second Language

    importance of the grammar instruction in any language, I believe that grammar should not be included in second language classes for beginners who just start to learn a language. The beginners should learn how to understand the language first. The grammar instruction will be not useful for the students unless they understand the meaning. After they become in the intermediate level, they are eligible to study grammar. Then, when the students become in advance level, they should no longer take…

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  • Learning A Second Language

    Learning a second language (L2) is a difficult process for children and adults. Learning English as a child is different from learning it as an adult. Both ages have different reasons to learn and different ways therefore, teachers should have different approaches to teach them in order for them to learn and acquire the English as a second language. From their earliest age, children are capable of acquiring a first or a native language (L1) and a second language. Although they do not have any…

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  • Second Language Analysis

    teaching their children a second language in the same time of learning their native language. Parents who are not proficient in the second language, which is used in their children schools, believe that they cannot contribute in helping their children learning it. However, parent-implement and literacy intervention can help children learn both languages and that have been verified by few studies. In her article, “Effectiveness of a Parent-Implemented Language and Literacy Intervention in the…

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  • Learning A Second Language Case Study

    Learning a second language (L2), after a first has already been acquired, may be a different process from learning a first language (L1); it involves acquisition of a new set of arbitrary forms to re-represent an already established set of forms from L1 (Midgley, Holcomb, & Grainger, 2009). Semantic and translation priming studies utilizing vocabulary from two languages offer an informative perspective into these processing systems of second language in the mind of a bilingual or a second…

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  • Reflection On Second Language Acquisition

    Reflective summary Language learning and teaching course is a necessary course for everyone interested in the field of teaching English as a second language. This course provided me with theories and explanations in how human acquired the first and second language and what factors can affect their ability to acquire the language. There are three theories that have been described first language acquisition. Behaviorist approach insists that language behavior is a production of correct response to…

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  • PV And Second Language Acquisition

    Gass and Selinker (2008) discuss the impact of previously studied languages on acquiring a target language and language transfer. Schachter (1974) argues second language learners form a hypothesis about second language learning on the basis of knowledge of the first language. Consequently, first language (L1) learning strategies are employed during the learning of L2. Students learn constructions similar in L1 and in L2 easily. This process is called “facilitation” in second language…

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  • Learning English As A Second Language

    Learning English as a second language is very challenging, but not impossible. As it is the way in any type of language, mastering the English language requires frequent reading, talking, and writing. As a freshman student at Tennessee State University, I am taking the English 1010course, and I have been studying and preparing for thecourse very hard to achieve the highestgrade possible in the class. This commitment demandsplenty of time and hard work. It also requires a diligent…

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  • The Advantages Of Learning A Second Language

    Japanese to them. The lack of understanding in the United States peaks when discussing other countries. If every American is required to learn a second language this cultural confusion would cease to exist. Employers love when possible employees can speak other languages and communicate with customers in a more direct way. Being bilingual is becoming more and more essential to being part of the global economy. Speaking a second language is great for traveling. It can help give one confidence to…

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