Theory and Practice of Second Language Learning-- A Critical Analysis of Theories and Approaches in SLA

Yu An


During the development of globalisation, economic trade and cultural communication have become frequent between countries. As a result, the demands of learning more languages than a mother tongue are growing faster, which has also caused the development of the theories of teaching and learning a second language. This essay discusses issues about the theories and practice of learning and teaching a second language. The purpose of this essay is to, through the analysis of different theories and methods of second-language learning and teaching, find a more efficient way of teaching a second language and optimising the design of language classes.


Second Language Learning; Theories; Task-based Learning

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18282/l-e.v9i5.2071


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