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Davut Nhem Davut Nhem 31 May 2018
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What is SLA?

Second Language Acquisition has become the major study by scholars globally as a respond to the need of cultural and economic globalization (O’Grady, Lee, & Kwak, 2009). It is a new discipline but has gained its popularity rapidly in language education. When it comes to SLA, we seem to address the questions such as what do we know when we know a language, how language competence and proficiency are defined, what theories and factors that support the acquisition of a language (Klein, 2014). One researcher stated that SLA refers to the study of how a person who has knowledge of one language and acquire another language, and SLA aims to explain that process (William, 2003). It can also be said that SLA is the study of how humans acquire a new…

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Davut Nhem Davut Nhem 31 May 2018
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What is the scope of SLA?

The Scope of SLA

SLA has become a disciplinary of language education and its scope covers various aspects studied by different researchers. This could mean that the more scholars do research on SLA, the more issues needed to be studied. In this paper, the scope of SLA is gathered from three authors who investigated and explained about SLA.

According to Rowland (2014) who studied “Child Language Acquisition” and informs readers the most significant elements of SLA for this last fifty years, he includes the study of SLA with various features such as the sounds and meaning of words of a language, how children acquire syntax and morphology, language for commuincation, multilingual language acquisiton, variations of a lan…

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