Theories on language learning

THE MONITOR MODEL (COMPREHENSIBLE INPUT)

This is a very broad summary of Stephen Krashen's Monitor Model. A theory that helped for the development of a radical perspective of the "Communicative Approach". The video posted above is an excellent complement to this text.



 
LANGUAGE ACQUISITION (L1) VS LANGUAGE LEARNING (L2)?
 
The following text presents the differences broadly accepted by theorists on "language learning" and "language acquisition". This distinction is essential for the development of our teaching practices and theoretical works in the future. Our goal is not to deal with these two concepts indistinctively as they do have clear differences.