Chapter 1. The Scope of Inquiry and Goals of SLA

  1. Catherine J. Doughty and
  2. Michael H. Long
  1. Catherine J. Doughty and
  2. Michael H. Long

Published Online: 11 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470756492.ch1

The Handbook of Second Language Acquisition

The Handbook of Second Language Acquisition

How to Cite

Doughty, C. J. and Long, M. H. (2003) The Scope of Inquiry and Goals of SLA, in The Handbook of Second Language Acquisition (eds C. J. Doughty and M. H. Long), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470756492.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631217541

Online ISBN: 9780470756492

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Keywords:

  • second language acquisition;
  • bilingualism;
  • languages;
  • language learning;
  • foreign language education

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Scope of Inquiry

  • The Goals: Why Study SLA?