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Theoretical Constructs in SLA

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Here again is my short contribution to Robinson, P. (ed) 2013 The Encyclopedia of SLA London, Routledge. 1. Introduction Theoretical constructs in SLA include such terms as interlanguage, variable competence, motivation, and noticing. These constructs are used in the service of theories which attempt to explain phenomena, and thus, in order to understand how the term "theoretical…
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Philosophical Investigations for Applied Linguistics: Reading list to accompany Block's "Social Turn" in SLA (2003)

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@yosukeyanase This post is to help students in my Intensive Course "Language and Society" (Aug 27 - 30, 2012) who will read the following book. As I believe that Abstracts of academic papers belong to the public domain of the web, I paste abstracts of the papers that are cited in or related to the arguments in the book.

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Great list from the "paradigm wars" and beyond.  If anyone has Gregg's 1990 Applied Linguistics paper on the variable competence model and why it isn't (wonder what line he's going to take here, huh?) I'd love a look to situate that great quote about "toilers in the variable vineyards."

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Kevin Gregg on SLA theory

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Geoff Jordan: "There are two areas where Gregg really stands out: first his defence of Chomsky and his insistence that any theory of SLA needs a property theory; and second, his defence of critical rationalism against relativists."

 

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An introduction to Gregg's writing on SLA theory (1990s) with reference list and Google scholar link.

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