Second Language Acquisition introduces the background of discipline, it shows different perspectives and key subjects of second language acquisition research, this book also explains the second language acquisition research methods and current research status of Chinese language and its contributes to second language acquisition. The purpose and two big traits of this book are introducing the latest research findings and Chinese acquisition research. Another highlight of this book is that a large number of empirical studies are introduced.
About the Author
Dr. Zhao Yang, professor and dean of TCSOL School in Beijing University, earned his PhD in Cambridge University. He specializes in second language acquisition, generative grammar and sociolinguistics and has published more than 20 essays on journals such as Second Language Research, International Journal of Bilingualism and Chinese Teaching in the World.