This new, fully updated edition continues to provide an authoritative and highly readable introduction to key areas of theory and research in second language acquisition.
• The author presents a comprehensive overview of the different theories in this field and examines critical reactions to them.
• The book reflects recent trends in looking at cognitive and social aspects of second language acquisition, as well as examining the roles played by implicit and e....
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• Additional online resources are available at www.oup.com/elt/teachers/understandingsla/