Introduction to Second Language Acquisition. Rega Giyang girana zetira 2201410088 403-404. Introduction: Describing and Explaining L2 Acquicition. What Is Second Language Acquisition?.
The goals of SLA are to describe how L2 acquisition proceed and to explain this process and why some learners seem to be better at it that others.
It is possible that learners are equipped with knowledge of how language in general works and that this helps them to learn a particular language.
A final set of internal factors explain why learners vary in the rate they learn an L2 and how successful they ultimately are.
Their requests tended to be very direct throughout, whereas native speakers would need to use more indirect requests.