Video update on the week's activities
Two members of the online mentoring team have provided feedback on the week’s activities via a near real-time video update on our YouTube Channel.
Review of week 1 by Kate Borthwick and Manuel Leon.
In this review, we talk about:
- the online MA in English Language Teaching
- the bottleneck hypothesis
- the poll
- what is hard/easy in second language learning
Links and references mentioned
Motivation in action: Towards a process-oriented conceptualisation of student motivation by Professor Zoltan Dörnyei.
Roumyana’s article “What is easy and what is hard to acquire in a second language”
Roumyana’s latest book is called ‘Second Language Acquisition (Oxford Core Linguistics),’ published March 2016 by Oxford University Press.
Join our conversation about the online MA. Post your questions as replies to this thread and we’ll do our best to answer!
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