Course: LING 502. Seminar in Research on Second Language Acquisition (3)
Prerequisites: LING 402, LING 404 or LING 417, or CHS 433. Critical historical examination of research on second-language acquisition. Study of analytical approaches, such as contrastive analysis, error analysis, performance analysis and discourse analysis, showing how different approaches reflect changing conceptions of language and the nature of language learners.