International Journal of Language and Linguistics
Volume 7, Issue 6, November 2019, Pages: 358-363
Received: Oct. 25, 2019;
Accepted: Dec. 2, 2019;
Published: Dec. 10, 2019
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Tran Thi Thanh Dieu, Faculty of English Linguistics and Literature, University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Viet Nam National University, Ho Chí Minh City, Vietnam
This study focuses on the comparison and contrast among the theories of second language acquisition. The theories chosen for comparison are the Behaviorist's theory, the Nativist's theory, the Interactionist's theory, the Information Processing theory, the Vygotsky's theory, and the Halliday's theory. The comparison of the six main theories are designed in the form of a table based on some main and important points; such as, the history, the scholars and their books, the Concept (Keyterm & their meaning), the Key to learning, the Leaning process, as well as Evaluating Human Being and Evaluating Language. Especially, in the summary table, the second language acquisition theories are analyzed to find out which theories adapt the viewpoints of the learners, based on the effects of learning process, learners and the phases of learning a language. As a result, this researrch can be seen as a brief dictionary of many key terms and the authors’ viewpoints on second language acquisition analyzed in the theories applied in over the world.
Tran Thi Thanh Dieu,
Comparison Among Some View Points Upon Second Language Acquisition Theory, International Journal of Language and Linguistics.
Vol. 7, No. 6,
2019, pp. 358-363.
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