Second Language Acquisition
Bibliography


Textbooks on second language acquisition
General references on second language acquisition
Age in second language acquisition
Psychological factors in second language acquisition
Biological factors in second language acquisition
Social factors in second language acquisition
Transfer in second language acquisition
Contrastive analysis
Error analysis
Interlanguage
Universal Grammar and second language acquisition
Research methods in second language acquisition
General references on second language teaching


Textbooks on second language acquisition


= Recommended introductory/general reading


BARALO, M. (1999) La adquisición del español como lengua extranjera. Madrid: Arco/Libros (Cuadernos de Didáctica del Español/LE).

1.- ¿Cómo se adquiere la lengua materna (LM)?; 2.- La lengua materna y las lenguas no nativas; 3.- ¿Qué es la interlengua (IL)?; 4.- Las teorías de adquisición y la didáctica de una lengua extranjera.

BROWN, H.D. (1980) Principles of Language Learning and Teaching. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall. 4th Edition: Harlow: Longman.

1.- Language, learning and teaching; 2.- First language acquisition; 3.- Comparing and contrasting first and second language acquisition; 4.- Human learning; 5.- Cognitive variations in language learning; 6.- Personality and language learning; 7.- Sociocultural variables; 8.- Comparing and contrasting two languages; 9.- Error analysis - The study of learners’ interlanguage: 10- Discourse analysis - The study of the pragmatic functions of language; 11.- Foundations of measurement and research; 12.- From theory to practice.

COOK, V. (1991) Second Language Learning and Language Teaching. London: Edward Arnold. 3rd edition, 2001.

1.- Second language learning and language teaching; 2.- Learning different types of grammar; 3.- Learning other components of language; 4.- Processes in using second languages; 5.- Learners as individuals; 6.- Language and input in the L2 classroom; 7.- Multilingual societies and the goals of language teaching; 8.- General models of L2 learning; 9.- Second language learning and language teaching styles.

COOK, V. (1993) Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition. London: MacMillan (Modern Linguistics Series).

1.- The background to current second language acquisition research; 2.- Sequences in second language acquisition; 3.- The Input Hypothesis model; 4.- Pidgins, creoles and variation; 6.- The Multidimensional Model and the Teachability Hypothesis; 6.- Learning and communication strategies; 7.- Relative clauses. beyond phrase structure syntax; 8.- Principles and parameters syntax; 9.- The Universal Grammar model and second language acquisition; 10.- Cognitive approaches to second language acquisition research.

DOUGHTY, C. J. - LONG, M.H. (2002) The Handbook of Second Language Acquisition. Oxford: Blackwell (Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics).

1.- The Scope of Inquiry and Goals of SLA: Catherine J. Doughty and Michael H. Long; 2.- On the Nature of Interlanguage Representation: Universal Grammar in the Second Language: Lydia White; 3.- The Radical Middle: Nativism without Universal Grammar: William O'Grady; 4.- Constructions, Chunking, and Connectionism: The Emergence of Second Language Structure: Nick C. Ellis; 5.- Cognitive Processes in Second Language Learners and Bilinguals: The Development of Lexical and Conceptual Representations: Judith F. Kroll and Gretchen Sunderman; 6.- Near-Nativeness: Antonella Sorace (University of Edinburgh); 7.- Language Socialization in SLA: Karen Ann Watson-Gegeo and Sarah Nielsen; 8.- Social Context: Jeff Siegel; 9.- Input and Interaction: Susan M. Gass; 10.- Instructed SLA: Constraints, Compensation, and Enhancement: Catherine J. Doughty; 11.- Implicit and Explicit Learning: Robert M. DeKeyser ; 12.- Incidental and Intentional Learning: Jan H. Hulstijn; 13.- Automaticity and Second Languages: Norman Segalowitz; 14.- Variation: Suzanne Romaine; 15.- Cross-linguistic Influence: Terence Odlin; 16.- Stabilization and Fossilization in Interlanguage Development: Michael H. Long; 17.- Maturational Constraints in SLA: Kenneth Hyltenstam and Niclas Abrahamsson; 18.- Individual Differences in Second Language Learning: Zoltán Dörnyei and Peter Skehan; 19.- Attention and Memory during SLA: Peter Robinson; 20.- Language Processing Capacity: Manfred Pienemann; 21.- Defining and Measuring SLA: John Norris and Lourdes Ortega; 22.- Data Collection in SLA Research: Craig Chaudron; 23.- SLA Theory: Construction and Assessment: Kevin Gregg; 24.- SLA and Cognitive Science: Michael H. Long and Catherine J. Doughty.

DULAY, H. -BURT, M.- KRASHEN, S. (1982) Language Two. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

1.- Overview; 2.- The language environment; 3.- Internal processing; 4.- Effects of personality and age on second language acquisition; 5.- The role of first language; 6.- Transitional constructions; 7.- Errors; 8.- Acquisition order; 9.- Special constructions; 10.- Aspects of L2 research methodology; 11.- From research to reality: Implications for the teacher.

ELS, T. van - BONGAERTS, T.- EXTRA, G.- OS, Ch. van - JANSEN - VAN DIETEN, A.-M. (1984) Applied Linguistics and the Learning and Teaching of Foreign Languages. London: Edward Arnold.

I: The field of study; A first outline. 1.- Introduction; 2.- Applied linguistics. II: Learning second and foreign languages. 3.- Language behaviour and language learning; 4.- Second language learning (1): contrastive analysis and error analysis; 5.- Second language learning (2): performance analysis and discourse analysis; 6.- Learner characteristics. III: Teaching foreign languages. 7.- The relevance of source disciplines; 8.- Historical developments; 9.- Needs, educational policy, aims and objectives; 10.- Selection of course content; 11.- Gradation of course content; 12.- Didactic procedures; 13.- Media; 14.- Textbook selection; 15.- Language testing.


ELLIS, R. (1985) Understanding Second Language Acquisition. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

1.- Key issues in second language acquisition; 2.- The role of first language; 3.- Interlanguage and the "natural" route of development; 4.- Variability in interlanguage; 5.- Individual learner differences and second language acquisition; 6.- Input, interaction and second language acquisition; 7.- Learner strategies; 8.- The Universal Hypothesis and second language acquisition; 9.- The role of formal instruction in second language acquisition; 10.- Theories of second language acquisition.

ELLIS, R. (1992) Second language adquisition and language pedagogy. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.


ELLIS, R. (1994) The Study of Second Language Acquisition. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

I: Background. 1.- Second language acquisition research: an overview. II: The description of learner language. 2.- Learner errors and error analysis; 3.- Developmental patterns: order and sequence in second language acquisition; 4.- Variability in learner language; 5.- Pragmatic aspects of learner language. III: Explaining second language acquisition: external factors. 6.- Social factors and second language acquisition; 7.- Input and interaction and second language acquisition. IV: Explaining second language acquisition: external factors. 8.- Language transfer; 9.- Cognitive accounts of second language acquisition; 10.- Linguistic universals and second language acquisition. V: Explaining individual differences in second language acquisition. 11.- Individual learner differences; 12.- Learning strategies. VI: Classroom second language acquisition. 13.- Classroom interaction and second language acquisition; 14.- Formal instruction and second language acquisition. VII: Conclusion. 15.- Data, theory, and applications in second language research.


ELLIS, R. (1997) Second language acquisition. Oxford: Oxford University Press (Oxford Introductions to Language Study).

1.- Introduction: describing and explaining second language acquisition; 2.- The nature of learner language; 3.- Interlanguage; 4.- Social aspects of interlanguage; 5.- Discourse aspects of interlanguage; 6.- Linguistic aspects of interlanguage; 7.- Individual differences in Second Language acquisition; 8.- Instruction and second Language acquisition; 9.- Conclusion: multiple perspectives in SLA.

ELLIS, R. (1997) SLA Research and Language Teaching. Oxford: Oxford University Press (Oxford Applied Linguistics).

1.- Second language acquisition research and language pedagogy; 2.- Grammar teaching and grammar learning; 3.- Options in grammar teaching; 4.- A theory of instructed second language acquisition; 5.- The structural syllabus and second language acquisition; 6.- Acquisition-compatible grammar tasks; 7.- Learning to communicate in the classroom; 8.- Focused communication tasks; 9.- Micro-evaluation: does a task work?; 10.- Mediation problems.

JOHNSON, K. (2001) An Introduction to Foreign Language Learning and Teaching. London: Longman (Learning About Language).

Part 1: Background; Five learners and five methods; What is there to learn?; Some views on language and language learning; Part 2: Learning; Learners and their errors; Acquisition: some characteristics; Acquisition: some theories; Learning and aquisition again; Individual language learners: some differences; Good language learners and what they do; Part 3: Teaching; Language teaching: a brisk walk through recent times; Contexts; Plans; Ways and means; Skills; Tests.

KLEIN, W. (1986) Second Language Acquisition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (Cambridge Textbooks in Linguistics).

I.- The process of language acquisition: 1.- Some forms of language acquisition, some fundamental facts, some focal issues, some well-known theories; 2.- Six dimensions of language acquisition; 3.- Some consequences for foreign language instruction. II.- From the learner's point of view: 4.- The learner's four tasks; 5.- The problem of analysis; 6.- The problem of synthesis; 7.- The embedding problem; 8.- The matching problem.

LITTLEWOOD,W. (1984) Foreign and Second Language Learning: Language Acquisition Research and Its Implications for the Classroom. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (Cambridge Language Teaching Library).

1.- First language acquisition; 2.- Behaviourism and second language learning; 3.- Errors and learning strategies; 4.- The internal syllabus of language learner; 5.- Accounting for differences between learners; 6.- Models of second language learning; 7.- Using a second language; 8.- Learning and teaching.


McLAUGHLIN, B. (1987) Theories of Second-Language Learning. London: Edward Arnold.

1.- Introduction; 2.- The Monitor Model; 3.- Interlanguage Theory; 4.- Linguistic Universals; 5.- Acculturation / Pidgnization Theory; 6.- Cognitive Theory.


MITCHELL, R.- MYLES, F. (1998) Second language learning theories. London: Arnold.

1.- Second language learning: key concepts and issues; 2.- The recent history of second language learning research; 3.- Linguistics and language learning: The Universal Grammar approach; 4.- Cognitive approaches to second language learning; 5.- Functional/pragmatic perspectives on second language learning; 6.- Input and interaction in second language learning; 7.- Sociocultural perspective on SLL; 8.- Sociolinguistic perspectives.

ORTEGA, L. (2007) Understanding Second Language Acquisition. London: Hodder Arnold (Understanding Language).
http://www.hoddereducation.co.uk/Title/9780340905593/Understanding_Second_Language_Acquisition.htm

1.- Understanding SLA: an introduction; 2.- Age and L2 acquisition; 3.- Crosslinguistic influences; 4.- The linguistic environment; 5.- Cognition and L2 learning; 6.- Individual differences; 7.- Social influences in L2 learning; 8.- Instructed SLA; 9.- Contemporary SLA theories; 10.- Looking forward.

Ritchie, W. C., & Bhatia, T. K. (Eds.). (2009). The New Handbook of Second Language Acquisition (2nd Revised edition). Bingley: Emerald.

SAVILLE-TROIKE, M. (2005) Introducing Second Language Acquisition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (Cambridge Introductions to Language and Linguistics).

1.- Introducing Second Language Acquisition; 2.- Foundations of Second Language Acquisition; 3.- The linguistics of Second Language Acquisition; 4.- The psychology of Second Language Acquisition; 5.- Social contexts of Second Language Acquisition; 6.- Acquiring knowledge for L2 use; 7.- L2 learning and teaching.

SCOVEL, T. (2001) Learning New Languages. A Guide to Second Language Acquisition. Boston: Heinle.

1.- Introduction; 2.- People; 3.- Languages; 4.- Attention; 5.- Cognition; 6.- Emotion; 7.- Epilogue.

SHARWOOD SMITH, M. (1994) Second Language Learning: Theoretical Foundations. Harlow: Longman. (Applied Linguistics and Language Study).

I: Towards theory. 1.- A quick round tour; 2.- Learner systems; 3.- Creative construction; 4.- Analysing interlanguage. II: Revisions and alternatives. 5.- Early refinements; 6.- Theoretical developments. III: The coming of age. 7.- Theoretical applications of linguistics; 8.- The role of UG in second language learning; 9.- Implications and applications.

WILKINS, D.A. (1974) Second-Language Learning and Teaching. London: Edward Arnold.

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General references on second language acquisition


= Recommended introductory/general reading

ARCHIBALD, J.- ROY, S.- HARMEL, S.- JESNEY, K. A (2004) Review of the Literature on Second Language Learning. Prepared by The Language Research Centre (LRC) of the University of Calgary. March 2004. Edmonton: Alberta Learning.
http://www.unb.ca/slec/lelien/resources/documents/Alberta_lit_review.pdf


BROSELOW, H. (1988) "Second Language Acquisition", in NEWMEYER, F.J. (Ed.) Linguistics: The Cambridge Survey. Volume III: Language: Psychological and Biological Aspects. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 194-209; trad. cast. de J. Llisterri: "La adquisición de una segunda lengua", in NEWMEYER, F.J. (Ed.) Panorama de la lingüística moderna de la Universidad de Cambridge. III. El lenguaje: aspectos psicológicos y biológicos. Madrid: Visor (Lingüística y Conocimiento, 16), 1992. pp. 225-243.

BYRAM, M. (Ed.) (2000) The Routledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning. London: Routledge.

COOK, V. (Ed.) (2002) Portraits of the L2 User. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters (Second Language Acquisition Series).

COOK, V., Second Language Acquisition Topics, Essex University.
http://homepage.ntlworld.com/vivian.c/SLA/index.htm

COOK, V., SLABIB, Second Language Acquisition Bibliography, Essex University.
http://homepage.ntlworld.com/vivian.c/SLA/SLABIB/index.htm

CUENCA, M.J. (2000) "Lingüística teòrica i lingüística aplicada a l’ensenyament de llengües", in JULIÀ, J. (Ed.) L’ensenyament del català com a L2. De la teoria a la pràctica. Lleida: Edicions de la Universitat de Lleida (Quaderns de Sintagma, 4). pp. 35-50.

FERNÁNDEZ GONZÁLEZ, J. (2003) "Asombróse un portugués... Los misterios de la adquisición de lenguas extranjeras", in CASAS GÓMEZ, M. (Dir.) - VARO VARO, C. (Ed.) VII Jornadas de Lingüística. Cádiz: Servicio de Publicaciones de la Universidad de Cádiz. pp. 91-108.

HATCH, E.M. (1978) Second Language Acquisition. A Book of Readings. Rowley, Mass.: Newbury House Publishers.

JOHNSON, K.- JOHNSON, E. (1997) The Encyclopedic Dictionary of Applied Linguistics for Language Teaching. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers.

LARSEN-FREEMAN, D. (2000) "Second language acquisition and applied linguistics", Annual Review of Applied Linguistics 20: 165-181.

MUÑOZ, C. (Ed.) (2000) Segundas lenguas. Adquisición en el aula. Barcelona: Ariel.

SERRAT, E. (2002) "l’adquisició de segones llengües", in MORENO, J.C.- SERRAT, E.- SERRA, J.M.- FARRÉS, J. Llengua i immigració. Diversitat lingüística i aprenentatge de llengües. Barcelona: Generalitat de Catalunya, Departament de Benestar i Família (Llengua, immigració i ensenyament del català, 1). pp. 55-77.

VanPATTEN, B. - WILLIAMS, J. (Eds.) (2006) Theories in Second Language Acquisition. An Introduction. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates (Second Language Acquisition Research).

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Age in second language acquisition

BIALYSTOK, E.- MILLER, B. (1999) "The problem of age in second language acquisition: influences from language, structure and task", Bilingualism: Language and Cognition (Cambridge) 2, 2: 127-145.

BIRDSONG, D. (2005) "Nativelikeness and non-nativelikeness in L2A research", IRAL, International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching 43, 4: 319-328.

BIRDSONG, D. (Ed.) (1999) Second Language Acquisition and the Critical Period Hypothesis. Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

BONGAERTS, T. (2005) "Introduction: Ultimate attainment and the critical period hypothesis for second language acquisition", IRAL, International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching 43, 4: 259-267.

CENOZ, J. (2002) "Age differences in foreign language learning", ITL Review of Applied Linguistics (Leuven) 135-136: 125-42.

GARCÍA MAYO, M.P.- GARCÍA LECUMBERRI, M.L. (Eds.) (2003) Age and the Acquisition of English as a Foreign Language. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters (Second Language Acquisition).

GUION, S.- FLEGE, J.E.- LIU, S.H.- YENI-KOMSHIAN, G.H. (2000) "Age of learning effects on the duration of sentences produced in a second language", Applied Psycholinguistics 21, 2: 205-228.

HARLEY, B. (1986) Age in Second Language Acquisition. Clevedon, Avon: Multilingual Matters.

HYLTENSTAM, K.- ABRAHAMSSON, N. (2000) "Who can become native-like in a second language? All, some, none?", Studia Linguistica 54, 2: 150-166.

LONG, M. (2005) "Problems with supposed counter-evidence to the Critical Period Hypothesis", IRAL, International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching 43, 4: 287-317.

MARINOVA-TODD, S.H.- BRADFORD, M. D.- SNOW, C.E. (2000) "Three misconceptions about age and L2 learning", TESOL Quarterly 34,1: 9-34.

MOYER, A. (2004) Age, Accent and Experience in Second Language Acquisition. An Integrated Approach to Critical Period Inquiry. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters (Second Language Acquisition).

MUÑOZ, C. (Ed.) (2006) Age and the Rate of Foreign Language Learning. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.

MUÑOZ, C.- PÉREZ, C.- CELAYA, M.L.- NAVÉS, T.- TORRAS, M.R.- TRAGANT, E.- VICTORI, M. (2003) "Sobre els efectes de l’edat en l’aprenentatge escolar d’una llengua estrangera", [eduling], Revista-fòrum sobre plurilingüisme i educació (publicació electrònica semestral de l’Institut de Ciències de l’Educació de la Universitat de Barcelona), 1.
http://www.ub.es/ice/portaling/eduling/eng/n_1/munoz-art.htm

SCOVEL, T. (2000) "A critical review of the critical period research", Annual Review of Applied Linguistics 20: 213-223.

SINGLETON, D. (2001) "Age and second language acquisition", Annual Review of Applied Linguistics 21: 77-89.

SINGLETON, D. (2005) "The Critical Period Hypothesis: A coat of many colours", IRAL, International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching 43, 4: 269-285.

SINGLETON, D.- RYAN, L. (2004) Language Acquisition. The Age Factor. 2nd edition. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.

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Psychological factors in second language acquisition

ARNOLD, J. (Ed.) (1999) Affect in Language Learning. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (Cambridge Language Teaching Library). Trad. cast. de A. Valero: La dimensión afectiva en el aprendizaje de idiomas. Madrid: Cambridge University Press (Didáctica de Lenguas), 2000.

ATIENZA MERINO, J.L. (2002) "Emociones y aprendizaje de lenguas", Boletín de la Asociación para la enseñanza del español como lengua extranjera (ASELE) 26: 9-20.

BROWN, D. (1975) "Affective variables in second language acquisition", Language Learning 23,2: 231-244.

de BOT, K. (2000) "Psycholinguistics in applied linguistics: trends and perspectives", Annual Review of Applied Linguistics 20: 224-237.

GARDNER, R.C. - MACINTYRE, P.D. (1992) "A student's contribution to second language learning. Part 1: Cognitive variables", Language Teaching 25,4: 211-220.

GARDNER, R.C.- MACINTYRE, P.D. (1993) "A student's contributions to second-language learning. Part II: Affective variables", Language Teaching 26,1: 1-11.

MACINTYRE, P.D.- GARDNER, R.C. (1991) "Methods and results in the study of anxiety and language learning: A review of the literature", Language Learning 41,1: 85-117.

SKEHAN, P. (1989) Individual differences in second-language learning. London: Edward Arnold.

SKEHAN, P. (1991) "Individual differences in second-language learning", Studies in Second Language Acquisition 23,2: 275-298.

SPARKS, R.- GANSCHOW, L. (2001) "Aptitude for learning a foreign language", Annual Review of Applied Linguistics 21: 90-111.

SPOLSKY, B. (2000) "Anniversary article. Language motivation revisited", Applied Linguistics 21, 2: 157-169.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/applin/21.2.157

WAKAMOTO, N. (2000) "Language learning strategy and personality variables: focussing on extroversion and introversion", International Review of Applied Linguistics, IRAL 38, 1: 71-81.

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Biological factors in second language acquisition

GULLBERG, M.- INDEFREY, P. (Eds.) (2006) The Cognitive Neuroscience of Second Language Acquisition. Oxford: Blackwell (The Language Learning Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics Cognitive Neuroscience Series).

PALLIER, C.- DEHAENE, C.- POLINE, J.-B. - LeBIHAN, D.- ARGENTI, A.- DUPOUX, M.- MEHLER, J. (2003) "Brain imaging of language plasticity in adopted adults: can a second language replace the first?", Cerebral Cortex 13, 2: 155-161.
http://www.lscp.net/persons/dupoux/papers/koreanirm.pdf

PERANI, D.- ABUTALEBI, J. (2005) "The neural basis of first and second language processing", Current Opinion in Neurobiology 15, 2: 202-206.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conb.2005.03.007

STOWE, L.A.- SABOURIN, L. (2005) "Imaging the processing of a second language. Effects of maturation and proficiency on the neural processes involved", IRAL, International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching 43, 4: 329-353.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/iral.2005.43.4.329

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Social factors in second language acquisition

LOVEDAY, L. (1982) The Sociolinguistics of Learning and Using a Non-native Language. Oxford: Pergamon Press.

PRESTON, D.R. (1989) Sociolinguistics and Second Language Acquisition. Oxford: Basil Blackwell.

PRESTON, D.R.- YOUNG, R. "Sociolinguistic Approaches to Second Language Acquisition", Annual Review of Applied Linguistics. Ed. y trad. cast. de F. Moreno Fernández: Adquisición de segundas lenguas: variación y contexto social. Madrid: Arco/Libros (Cuadernos de didáctica del español/LE), 1999.

PRIDE, J.B. (Ed.) (1981) Sociolinguistic Aspects of Language Learning and Teaching. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

WALQUI, A. (2000) Contextual Factors in Second Language Acquisition. ERIC Digest ED444381. Washington: ERIC Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics.
http://eric.ed.gov/ERICDocs/data/ericdocs2/content_storage_01/0000000b/80/2a/31/03.pdf

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Transfer in second language acquisition


= Recommended introductory/general reading

DECHERT, H. W.- BRÜGGEMEIER, M. - FÜTTERER, D. (Eds.) (1984) Transfer and Interference in Language. A Selected Bibliography. Amsterdam: John Benjamins (Amsterdam Studies in the Theory and History of Linguistic Sciences, Series V, Volume 14).

GASS, S.- SELINKER, L. (Eds.) (1983) Language Transfer in Language Learning. Rowley, M.A.: Newbury House. Revised Edition: Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 1992.

KELLERMAN, E.- SHARWOOD SMITH, M. (Eds.) (1986) Crosslinguistic Influence in Second Language Acquisition. New York: Pergamon Press Ltd. (Language Teaching Methodology Series).

MALLART, J. (2000) "La interllengua en l’aprenentatge d’una L2", in JULIÀ, J. (Ed.) L’ensenyament del català com a L2. De la teoria a la pràctica. Lleida: Edicions de la Universitat de Lleida (Quaderns de Sintagma, 4). pp. 73-91.


ODLIN, T. (1989) Language Transfer. Cross-Linguistic Influence in Language Learning. Cambridge: Cambridge University Pres (The Cambridge Applied Linguistics Series).

1.- Introduction; 2.- Earlier thinking of transfer; 3.- Some fundamental problems in the study of transfer; 4.- Discourse; 5.- Semantics; 6.- Syntax; 7.- Phonetics, phonology and writing systems; 8.- Nonstructural factors in transfer; 9.- Looking back and looking ahead; 10.- Implications for teaching.


PAYRATÓ, Ll. (1985) La interferència lingüística, Comentaris i exemples català-castellà. Barcelona: Publicacions de l’Abadia de Montserrat / Curial Edicions Catalanes (Textos i estudis de cultura catalana, 12).

RINGBOM, H. (1986) "Crosslinguistic influence and the foreign language learning process", in KELLERMAN, E.- SHARWOOD SMITH, M. (Eds.) Crosslinguistic Influence in Second Language Acquisition. New York: Pergamon Press Ltd. (Language Teaching Methodology Series) pp. 150-162.

RINGBOM, H. (1987) The Role of the First Language in Foreign Language Learning. Clevedon, Avon: Multilingual Matters.

1.- Introduction; 2.- Finnish, Swedish and English in Finland. 3.- Knowledge and control: foreign language learning and second language acquisition; 4.- The importance of similarity; 5.- Cross-linguistic influence; 6.- Error analysis; 7.- The difference between Finns and Swedish-speaking Finns learning English; 8.- Vocabulary: Influence from non-native languages; 9.- Cross-linguistics similarity and L2 processing.

SELINKER, L. (1983) "Language Transfer", in GASS, S.- SELINKER, L. (Eds.) Language Transfer in Language Learning. Rowley, M.A." Newbury House. pp. 33-53.

Contrastive analysis


= Recommended introductory/general reading

COTS, J.M. (2000) "Anàlisi contrastiva i ensenyament d’una L2", in JULIÀ, J. (Ed.) L’ensenyament del català com a L2. De la teoria a la pràctica. Lleida: Edicions de la Universitat de Lleida (Quaderns de Sintagma, 4). pp. 51-71.

GRÀCIA, Ll. (2005) "Lingüística contrastiva", Articles: Revista de didàctica de la llengua i la literatura 38: 39-50.


JAMES, C. (1980) Contrastive Analysis. London: Longman (Applied Linguistics and Language Studies).

1.- What is contrastive analysis?; 2.- The pyschological basis of contrastive analysis; 3.- The linguistic components of contrastive analysis; 4.- Microlinguistic contrastive analysis; 5.- Macrolinguistics and contrastive analysis; 6.- Pedagogical exploitation of contrastive analysis; 7.- Some issues of contention.

LADO, R. (1957) Linguistics across cultures. Applied Linguistics for Language Teachers. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. Trad. cast. de J.A. Fernández: Lingüística contrastiva. Lenguas y culturas. Madrid: Ediciones Alcalá (Romania), 1973.

SANTOS GARGALLO, I. (1993) Análisis contrastivo, análisis de errores e interlengua en el marco de la lingüística contrastiva. Madrid: Síntesis (Textos de apoyo, Lingüística, 9).

1.- La lingüística aplicada y la lingüística contrastiva. 2.- Modelo de análisis contrastivo. 3.- Modelo de análisis de errores. 4.- Modelo de interlengua. 5.- La lingüística contrastiva en nuestros días.

WARDHAUGH, R. (1970) "The contrastive analysis hypothesis", TESOL Quarterly 4: 123-136; trad. cast. de M.Marcos in LICERAS, J.M. (Comp.) (1992) La adquisición de las lenguas extranjeras. Hacia un modelo de análisis de la interlengua. Madrid: Visor. pp. 41-49.

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Error analysis


= Recommended introductory/general reading


CORDER, S.P. (1967) "The significance of learners’ errors", IRAL, International Review of Applied Linguistics 5,4: 161-170; in CORDER, S.P. (1981) Error analysis and interlanguage. Oxford: Oxford University Press. pp. 5-13; in RICHARDS, J.C. (Ed.) (1974) Error Analysis. Perspectives on Second Language Acquisition. London: Longman . pp. 19-30; trad. de M.Marcos in LICERAS, J.M. (Comp.) (1992) La adquisición de las lenguas extranjeras. Hacia un modelo de análisis de la interlengua. Madrid: Visor. pp.31-40.

CORDER, S.P. (1971) "Idiosyncratic dialects and error analysis", IRAL, International Review of Applied Linguistics 9, 2: 147-159; in CORDER, S.P. (1981) Error analysis and interlanguage. Oxford: Oxford University Press. pp. 14-25; in RICHARDS, J.C. (Ed.) (1974) Error Analysis. Perspectives on Second Language Acquisition. London: Longman . pp. 158-171; trad. de M.Marcos in LICERAS, J.M. (Comp.) (1992) La adquisición de las lenguas extranjeras. Hacia un modelo de análisis de la interlengua. Madrid: Visor. pp. 63-77.

CORDER, S.P. (1978) "Error analysis, interlanguage and second language acquisition", in KINSELLA, V. (Ed.) Language Teaching & Linguistics: Surveys. Cambridge University Press pp. 60-78.


CORDER, S.P. (1981) Error analysis and interlanguage. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

JAMES, C. (1998) Errors in Language Learning and Use. Exploring Error Analysis. Harlow: Longman (Applied Linguistics and Language Study).

1.- Definition and Delimitation; 2.- The Scope of Error Analysis; 3.- Defining 'Error'; 4.- The Description of Errors; 5.- Levels of Error; 6.- Diagnosing Error; 7.- Error Gravity and Error; 8.- Error Correction; 9.- A Case Study.

MANCHÓN RUIZ, R.M. (1985) "Estudios de interlengua: análisis de errores, estrategias de aprendizaje y estrategias de comunicación", Revista Española de Lingüística Aplicada 1: 55-66.

RICHARDS, J. (1974) "A non contrastive approach to error analysis", in RICHARDS, J.C. (Ed.) Error Analysis. Perspectives on Second Language Acquisition. London: Longman (Applied Linguistics and Language Study).


RICHARDS, J.C. (Ed.) (1974) Error Analysis. Perspectives on Second Language Acquisition. London: Longman (Applied Linguistics and Language Study).

SANTOS GARGALLO, I. (1993) Análisis contrastivo, análisis de errores e interlengua en el marco de la lingüística contrastiva. Madrid: Síntesis (Textos de apoyo, Lingüística, 9).

1.- La lingüística aplicada y la lingüística contrastiva. 2.- Modelo de análisis contrastivo. 3.- Modelo de análisis de errores. 4.- Modelo de interlengua. 5.- La lingüística contrastiva en nuestros días.

SPILLNER, B. (1990) Error Analysis. A comprehensive bibliography. Amsterdam: John Benjamins (Library and Information Sources in Linguistics, 12).

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Interlanguage


= Recommended introductory/general reading

ADJÉMIAN, Ch. (1982) "La spécificité de l’interlangue et l’idéalisations des langues secondes", in GUÉRON, J.- SOWLEY, S. (Eds.) Grammaire transformationelle: théorie et methodologies. Vincennes: Université de Paris VIII; trad. de M. Marcos in LICERAS, J.M. (Comp.) (1992) La adquisición de las lenguas extranjeras. Hacia un modelo de análisis de la interlengua. Madrid: Visor. pp. 241-262.

CORDER, S.P. (1978) "Error analysis, interlanguage and second language acquisition", in KINSELLA, V. (Ed.) Language Teaching & Linguistics: Surveys. Cambridge University Press pp. 60-78.


CORDER, S.P. (1981) Error analysis and interlanguage. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

ELLIS, R. (1985) "Sources of variability in interlanguage", Applied Linguistics 6,2: 118-131.

LICERAS, J.M. (1992) "Hacia un modelo de análisis de la interlengua", in LICERAS, J.M. (Comp.) La adquisición de las lenguas extranjeras. Hacia un modelo de análisis de la interlengua. Madrid: Visor (Lingüística y Conocimiento, 14) pp. 11-27.

LICERAS, J.M. (Comp.) (1992) La adquisición de lenguas extranjeras. Hacia un modelo de análisis de la interlengua. Trad. de M. Marcos. Madrid: Visor (Lingüística y conocimiento, 14).

MALLART, J. (2000) "La interllengua en l’aprenentatge d’una L2", in JULIÀ, J. (Ed.) L’ensenyament del català com a L2. De la teoria a la pràctica. Lleida: Edicions de la Universitat de Lleida (Quaderns de Sintagma, 4). pp. 73-91.

MANCHÓN RUIZ, R.M. (1985) "Estudios de interlengua: análisis de errores, estrategias de aprendizaje y estrategias de comunicación", Revista Española de Lingüística Aplicada 1: 55-66.

NEMSER, W. (1971) "Approximative Systems of Foreign Language Learners", IRAL, International Review of Applied Linguistics 9,2: 115-123; in RICHARDS, J.C. (Ed.) (1974) Error Analysis. Perspectives on Second Language Acquisition. London: Longman pp. 55-63; trad. de M.Marcos in LICERAS, J.M. (Comp.) (1992) La adquisición de las lenguas extranjeras. Hacia un modelo de análisis de la interlengua. Madrid: Visor. pp. 51-61.

RICHARDS, J.C. (1974) " Social factors, Interlanguage and Language Learning", in RICHARDS, J.C. (Ed.) Error Analysis. Perspectives on Second Language Acquisition. London: Longman (Applied Linguistics and Language Study) pp. 64-94.

SANTOS GARGALLO, I. (1993) Análisis contrastivo, análisis de errores e interlengua en el marco de la lingüística contrastiva. Madrid: Síntesis (Textos de apoyo, Lingüística, 9).

1.- La lingüística aplicada y la lingüística contrastiva. 2.- Modelo de análisis contrastivo. 3.- Modelo de análisis de errores. 4.- Modelo de interlengua. 5.- La lingüística contrastiva en nuestros días.


SELINKER, L. (1972) "Interlanguage", IRAL, International Review of Applied Linguistics 10, 3:209-231; in RICHARDS, J.C. (Ed.) (1974) Error Analysis. Perspectives on Second Language Acquisition. London: Longman (Applied Linguistics and Language Study) pp. 31-54; trad. de M. Marcos in LICERAS, J.M. (Comp.) (1992) La adquisición de las lenguas extranjeras. Hacia un modelo de análisis de la interlengua. Madrid: Visor. pp.79-101.

SELINKER, L. (1992) Rediscovering Interlanguage. London: Longman (Applied Linguistics and Language Study).

1.- Beginnings: Fries/Lado; 2.- Towards interlanguage: Uriel Weinreich; 3.- Units and equivalence across linguistic systems: Some bilingual data; 4.- Some problems of comparison: The CA literature; 5.- Some CA and EA (and possibly IL) data; 6.- Theoretical advances: Corder and Van Buren; 7.- The quintessential CA/IL notion: Language transfer; 8.- The continual discovery of IL; 9.- The reality of possilization: An allegorical account; 10.- Reframing interlanguage: Where we are.

TARONE, E. (1983) "On the variability of interlanguage systems", Applied Linguistics 4,2: 143-163; trad. de M. Marcos in LICERAS, J.M. (Comp.) (1992) La adquisición de las lenguas extranjeras. Hacia un modelo de análisis de la interlengua. Madrid: Visor. pp. 263-292.

TARONE, E. (1988) Variation in Interlanguage. London: Edward Arnold (Second Language Acquisition).

1.- Introduction; 2.- Theoretical positions on variation in interlanguage; 3.- Empirical evidence of variation in interlanguage; 4.- Methodological guidelines for the study of variation in interlanguage; 5.- Summary and conclusions.

TARONE, E. (2000) "Still wrestling with "context" in interlanguage theory", Annual Review of Applied Linguistics 20: 182-198.

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Universal Grammar and second language acquisition

ARCHIBALD, J. (Ed.) (2000) Second Language Acquisition and Linguistic Theory. Oxford: Blackwell.

BARALO, M. (1996) "La teoría lingüística y la teoría de la adquisición de lenguas extranjeras", REALE, Revista de Estudios de Adquisiciín de la Lengua Española 5: 9-42.

CRAIN, S. - LILLO-MARTIN, D. (1999) Introduction to Linguistic Theory and Second Language Acquisition. Oxford: Blackwell (Blackwell Textbooks in Linguistics).

CUENCA, M.J. (2000) "Lingüística teòrica i lingüística aplicada a l’ensenyament de llengües", in JULIÀ, J. (Ed.) L’ensenyament del català com a L2. De la teoria a la pràctica. Lleida: Edicions de la Universitat de Lleida (Quaderns de Sintagma, 4). pp. 35-50.

EUBANK, L. (Ed.) (1991) Point Counterpoint. Universal Grammar in the Second Language. Amsterdam: John Benjamins (Language Acquisition and Language Disorders,3).

FLYNN, S. (1988) "Second language acquisition and grammatical theory", in NEWMEYER, F.J. (Ed.) Linguistics: The Cambridge Survey. Volume II: Linguistic Theory: Extensions and Implications. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 53-73; trad. cast. de J. Gómez Guinovart: "La adquisición de una segunda lengua y la teoría gramatical", in NEWMEYER, F.J. (Ed.) Panorama de la lingüística moderna de la Universidad de Cambridge. II. Teoría lingüística: extensiones e implicaciones. Madrid: Visor (Lingüística y Conocimiento, 10), 1991. pp. 73-92.

FLYNN, S.- O'NEILL, W. (Eds.) (1988) Linguistic Theory in Second Language Acquisition. Dordrecht: Kluwer (Studies in Theoretical Psycholinguistics, 8).

GASS, S.M.- SCHACHTER, J. (Eds.) (1989) Linguistic Perspectives on Second Language Acquisition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (The Cambridge Applied Linguistics Series).

HERSCHENSON, J. (2000) The Second Time Around - Minimalism and L2 Acquisition. Amsterdam: John Benjamins (Language Acquisition and Language Disorders, 21).

HUEBNER, T.- FERGUSON, Ch.A. (Eds.) (1991) Crosscurrents in Second Language Acquisition and Linguistic Theories. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. ( Language Acquisition and Language Disorders, 2).

KLEIN, E.C.- MARTOHARDJONO, G. (Eds.) (1999) The Development of Second Language Grammars. A Generative Approach. Amsterdam: John Benjamins (Language Acquisition and Language Disorders, 18).

LICERAS, J.M. (1993) "Los principios de la gramática universal y la adquisición de segundas lenguas" in LICERAS, J.M. (Ed.) La lingüiística y el análisis de los sistemas no nativos. Ottawa: Doovehouse Editions (Ottawa Hispanic Studies, 12) pp. 24-59.

LICERAS, J.M. (1996) La adquisición de las segundas lenguas y la gramática universal. Madrid: Síntesis (Lingüística, 22).

WHITE, L. (1990) Universal Grammar and Second Language Acquisition. Amsterdam / Philadelphia: John Benjamins (Language Acquisition and Language Disorders, 1).

WHITE, L. (2003) Second Language Acquisition and Universal Grammar. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (Cambridge Textbooks in Linguistics).

1.- Universal grammar and language acquisition; 2.- Principles of Universal Grammar in L2 acquisition; 3.- The initial state; 4.- Grammars beyond the initial state: parameters and functional categories; 5.- The transition problem, triggering and input; 6.- Morphological variability and the morphology/syntax interface; 7.- Argument structure; 8.- Ultimate attainment: the nature of the steady state.

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Research methods in second language acquisition


= Recommended introductory/general reading

BROWN, J.D. (1988) Understanding Research in Second Language Learning. A Teacher's Guide to Statistics and Research Design. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (New Directions in Language Teaching).

1.- What is research?; 2.- Variables; 3.- Data organization; 4.- Controlling extraneous variables; 5.- Critiquing statistical studies; 6.- The group and the individuals; 7.- Patterns in human behavior; 8.- Statistics for testing; 9.- Statistical logic; 10.- Correlation; 11.- Comparing means; 12.- Comparing frequencies; 12.- Hands-on critique and posttest.

BROWN, J.D. (1991) "Statistics as a foreign language - Part 1: What to look for in reading statistical language studies", TESOL Quarterly 25,4: 569-586.


BROWN, J.D.- ROGERS, T.S. (2002) Doing Second Language Research. Oxford: Oxford University Press (Oxford Handbooks for Language Teachers).

GASS, S.M. (1998) Second Language Learning Data Analysis. Manual, workbook and tapes. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. Second edition.

GASS, S. M. (2001) "Innovations in second language research methods", Annual Review of Applied Linguistics 21: 221-232.

HATCH, E.- FARHADY, H. (1982) Research Design and Statistics for Applied Linguistics. Rowley, Mass. : Newbury House.

1.- What is research?; 2.- What is a variable?; 3.- Constructing research designs; 4.- The research report format; 5.- Sorting and displaying the data; 6.- Describing the data; 7.- Standardized scores; 8.- Probability and hypothesis testing; 9.- Distribution of means and differences between means; 10.- t-tests - Comparing two means; 11.- Comparing means - ANOVA; 12.- Factorial designs and ANOVA; 13.- Statistical tests of nominal data - Chi-square; 14.- Implicational scaling; 15.- Correlational analyses; 16.- Simple linear regression; 17.- Reliability and validity; 18.- Factor analysis.

HATCH, E.- LAZARATON, A. (1991) The Research Manual. Design and Statistics for Applied Linguistics. New York: Newbury House Publishers.

I: Planning a research project. 1.- Defining the research question; 2.- Describing variables; 3.- Constructing research designs; 4.- Writing the research proposal and report. II: Describing data. 5.- Coding and displaying frequency data; 6.- Describing interval and ordinal values; 7.- Locating scores and finding scales in a distribution; 8.- Probability and hypothesis testing procedures. III: Comparing groups. 9.- Comparing two groups: Between-groups design; 10.- Comparing two groups: Repeated-measures; 11.- Comparisons between three or more groups; 12.- Repeated-measures comparison of three or more groups; 13.- Comparison of means in factorial designs. IV: Describing relationships. 14.- Relationships in nominal data; 15.- Correlation; 16.- Regression; 17.- Other statistical tests used in applied linguistics; 18.- Assumptions of statistical tests.

JOHNSON, D.M. (1992) Approaches to research in second language learning. Harlow, Essex: Longman.


LARSEN - FREEMAN, D. - LONG, M.H. (1991) Introduction to Second Language Acquisition Research. London: Longman (Applied Linguistics and Language Studies); trad. cast. de I. Molina Martos - P. Benítez Pérez: Introducción al estudio de la adquisición de segundas lenguas. Madrid: Gredos (Manuales), 1994.

1.- Introduction; 2.- Second language acquisition research methodology; 3.- SLA - Types of data analysis; 4.- Interlanguage studies: Substantive findings; 5.- The linguistic environment for language acquisition; 6.- Explanations for differential success among second language learners; 7.- Theories in second language acquisition; 8.- Instructed second language acquisition.

LIGHTBOWN, P.M. (2000) "Classroom SLA research and second language teaching", Applied Linguistics 21, 4: 431-462.

MACKEY, A.- GASS, S.M. (2005) Second Language Research. Methodology and Design. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

McDONOUGH, J. - McDONOUGH, S. (1997) Research Methods for English Language Teachers. London: Arnold.

NUNAN, D. (1991) "Methods in second-language acquisition classroom-oriented research: a critical review", Studies in Second Language Acquisition 13,2: 249-174.

NUNAN, D. (1992) Research Methods in Language Learning. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (Cambridge Language Teaching Library).

SCHOLFIELD, P. (1995) Quantifying language: a researcher's and teacher's guide to gathering language data and reducing it to figures. Clevedon, Avon: Multilingual Matters Ltd.


SELIGER, H.- SHOHAMY, E. (1989) Second Language Research Methods. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

SORACE, A.- GASS, S.- SELINKER, L. (1994) Second Language Learning Data Analysis. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

THOMAS, M. (1994) "Assessment of L2 proficiency in second language acquisition research", Language Learning 44, 2: 307-336.

WRAY, A.- TROTT, K.- BLOOMER, A. (1998) Projects in Linguistics. A Practical Guide to Researching Language. London - New York: Arnold - Oxford University Press. [5.- Second Language Acquisition]

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General references on second language teaching

Long, M. H., & Doughty, C. J. (Eds). (2009). The Handbook of Language Teaching. Chichester, UK - Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

COUNCIL FOR CULTURAL COOPERATION, EDUCATION COMMITEE, MODERN LANGUAGES DIVISION (2001) Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, Teaching, Assessment. Strasbourg: Council of Europe. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
http://culture2.coe.int/portfolio//documents/0521803136txt.pdf
Trad. cast.: Marco común europeo de referencia para las lenguas: aprendizaje, enseñanza, evaluación. Madrid: Ministerio de Educación Cultura y Deporte. Subdirección General de Cooperación Internacional - Instituto Cervantes - Anaya, 2002.
http://cvc.cervantes.es/obref/marco
Trad. cat: Marc europeu comú de referència per a les llengües: aprendre, ensenyar, avaluar. Barcelona: Generalitat de Catalunya, 2003.
http://www6.gencat.net/llengcat/publicacions/marc/index.htm

JOHNSTONE, R. (1992) "Research on language learning and teaching: 1991", Language Teaching 25, 3: 139-150.

JOHNSTONE, R. (1993) "Research on language learning and teaching: 1992", Language Teaching 26, 3: 131-143.

JOHNSTONE, R. (1995) "Research on language learning and teaching: 1994", Language Teaching 28, 3: 131-147.

JOHNSTONE, R. (1996) "Research on language learning and teaching: 1995", Language Teaching 29, 3: 145-160.

JOHNSTONE, R. (1997) "Research on language learning and teaching: 1996", Language Teaching 30, 3: 149-165.

JOHNSTONE, R. (1999) "Research on language learning and teaching: 1997-98", Language Teaching 32, 3: 137-156.

JOHNSTONE, R. (2000) "Research on language teaching and learning: 1999", Language Teaching 33,3: 141-162.

JOHNSTONE, R. (2001) "Research on language teaching and learning: 2000", Language Teaching 34, 3: 143-165.

JOHNSTONE, R. (2002) "Research on language teaching and learning: 2001", Language Teaching 35, 3: 157-181.

JOHNSTONE, R. (2003) "Review on research on languages teaching, learning and policy published in 2002", Language Teaching 36, 3: 165-189.

JOHNSTONE, R. (2004) "Review on research on language teaching, learning and policy published in 2003", Language Teaching 37: 219-242.

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Second Language Acquisition - Bibliography
Joaquim Llisterri, Departament de Filologia Espanyola, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
http://liceu.uab.cat/~joaquim/applied_linguistics/L2_acquisition/L2_Bib.html
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