Second Language Acquisition Applied to English Language Teaching


Michael Lessard-Clouston

Published:       Jul 2018

Publisher:        TESOL Press

ISBN:                9781942799948


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Whether a second language is learned as a child, teenager, or as an adult, second language acquisition research has noted certain patterns that can help ESL/EFL teachers prepare their lessons. This book explains these issues including the three essential components of ESL/EFL students’ learning: input, output, and interaction. Learn how material selection and the roles of age, anxiety, and error correction can improve or challenge a student’s ability to learn English. See how all of this can come together to aid your students in dealing with the complexity of learning a second language.