|Course Book (s) and/or References
Ortega, L. (2009). Understanding second language acquisition. London: Hodder. ISBN-13: 978-0340905593.
Abrahamsson, N., & Hyltenstam, K. (2008). The robustness of aptitude effects in near-native second
language acquisition. Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 30, 481–509.
Bardovi-Harlig, K. (1994). Reverse-order reports and the acquisition of tense: Beyond the principle of
chronological order. Language Learning, 44, 243-282.
Bell, P. (2009). Le cadeau or la cadeau? The role of aptitude in learner awareness of gender distinctions in French. Canadian Modern Language Review, 65, 615–643.
Dewaele, J.-M. (2011). Self-reported use and perception of the L1 and L2 among maximally proficient biand multilinguals: A quantitative and qualitative investigation. International Journal of the Sociology
of Language, 208, 25–51.
Durrant, P., & Schmitt, N. (2010). Adult learners' retention of collocations from exposure. Second
Language Research, 26, 163–188.
Garrett, P., & Young, R. F. (2009). Theorizing Affect in Foreign Language Learning: An Analysis of One Learner’s Responses to a Communicative Portuguese Course. Modern Language Journal, 93, 209–
Housen, A., Schoonjans, E., Janssens, S., Welcomme, A., Schoonheere, E., & Pierrard, M. (2011).
Conceptualizing and measuring the impact of contextual factors in instructed SLA – the role of
language prominence. International Review of Applied Linguistics, 49, 83–112.
Ioup, G., Boustagoui, E., Tigi, M., & Moselle, M. (1994). Reexamining the Critical Period Hypothesis: A case of successful adult SLA in a naturalistic environment. Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 16, 73-98.
Kormos, J., Kiddle, T., & Csizér, K. (2011). Systems of goals, attitudes, and self-related beliefs in
second-language-learning motivation. Applied Linguistics, 33. doi: 10.1093/applin/amr019
Munro, M. J., & Derwing, T. M. (2011). Research Timeline: The foundations of accent and intelligibility in pronunciation research. Language Teaching, 44, 316-327.
Rast, R. (2010). The use of prior linguistic knowledge in the early stages of L3 acquisition. International Review of Applied Linguistics, 48, 159–183.
Schmidt, R. (1983). Interaction, acculturation, and the acquisition of communicative competence. In N. Wolfson & E. Judd (Eds.), Sociolinguistics and language acquisition (pp. 137-174). Rowley, MA:
Sparks, R. L., Patton, J., Ganschow, L., & Humbach, N. (2011). Subcomponents of second-language
aptitude and second-language proficiency. Modern Language Journal, 95, 253–273.