Individual Variations in Second Language Acquisition

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Oktavian Mantiri

Universitas Klabat; Asia-Pacific International University

Date Written: February 16, 2014

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to explore the stages involved in acquiring a second language. A comparison between the first and second language acquisition will be discussed in understanding the stages of second language acquisition. Furthermore, this paper will look into the differences of how each individual learn a second language. There are many major areas of individual differences in second language acquisition and this paper will provide a general overview of three of the many areas.

Keywords: language acquisition, language learning differences, stages of language acquisition

Suggested Citation

Mantiri, Oktavian, Individual Variations in Second Language Acquisition (February 16, 2014). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2566054 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2566054

Oktavian Mantiri (Contact Author)

Universitas Klabat

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Manado, Sulawesi Utara (North Sulawesi) 95371
Indonesia

Asia-Pacific International University ( email )

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Muak Lek, Saraburi 18180
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