On Second Language Acquisition (Research) and Instructed Second Language Acquisition Cover Image

İkinci dil Edinimi (Araştırması) ve Yönlendirilen İkinci Dil Edinimi Alanlarına Genel Bir Bakış
On Second Language Acquisition (Research) and Instructed Second Language Acquisition

Author(s): Dilek Peçenek
Subject(s): Language studies, Education, Foreign languages learning
Published by: Ankara Üniversitesi TÖMER
Keywords: Second language acquisition; second language learning; second language; foreign language; second language teaching; instructed second language acquisition;

Summary/Abstract: Second Language Acquisition/Research is an academic discipline which includes studies related with the acquisition/learning process of any language after first language acquisition. The main issue of this research field is second language acquisition. Second Language Acquisition is an umbrella term and at the same time it focuses on second language learners and their language acquisition process on different contexts. This field and Second Language Acquisition as a superordinate term correspond to non-formal second language learning process occurring in natural communication context, formal second language learning process taking place in formal educational settings and combination of these contextual situations. The knowledge about second language development reflects on teaching field in forming, evaluating and designing language teaching applications via Instructed Second Language Acquisition. Instructed Second Language Acquisition has come to the fore as a subfield searching the role of formal education on second language development in second language acquisition researches.

  • Issue Year: 2014
  • Issue No: 164
  • Page Range: 5-25
  • Page Count: 21
  • Language: Turkish