Second Language Acquisition Topics
(Vivian Cook, 2003): This website designed by Vivian Cook offers
major topics about SLA. It includes major SLA approaches,
bilingualism, individual differences, controversial questions,
and second language teaching and learning.
Second Language Acquisition Bibliography (Vivian Cook,
2003): This web resource brings together about 6300
references from all periods of SLA research, drawn from
bibliographies, web-sources etc. All of them are believed to be
directly about SLA.
Stephen D. Krashen's
Website: This website offers the works of Stephen D. Krashen.
It contains reports, studies and
articles on current SLA issues, and the contents of one of
Krashen's earlier books:
Second Language Acquisition and Second
Language Learning (1981). In addition, a mailing list is
provided on this website.
Language Acquisition - Session Ten
Second Language Acquisition (Paul Baker and Tony
McEnery, Department of Linguistics, Lancaster University): This
website contains ten sessions in the area of Language
Acquisition and session ten is particularly on second
language acquisition. This session includes important SLA issues
and theories, factors affecting SLA, teaching methods, and
comparison of L1 and L2.
Overview of SLA Theories (Elizabeth
Murphy, 2000): This website offers power point slides about SLA
theories and issues, such as CPH, comprehensible input/output,
ZPD, interlanguage, fossilization, learning styles, whole
language, and multiple intelligences.
Affect in Language Learning - Motivation
(Nada Salem Abisamra, 2002): This is a SLA course website, providing comprehensive information on the
role of motivation that plays in language learning. It
discusses Krashen’s affective filter hypothesis, definitions of
motivations and sources of motivations, theories of motivations
and some other issues related to second language acquisitions.
Second Language Acquisitions
(Christina Conrad, 2001): In this website, you can find
important terms, SLA theories, and teaching methods.
Omniglot - Language Learning (Simon Ager, 1998-2004):
This section contains details of a variety of tips, a collection
of useful phrases and tongue twisters, and details of the
author's language learning experiences. All the tips and
techniques discussed here have been tested or are being tested
by the author. The information can help language learners with
their studies of foreign languages.