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Schwa is a name given for the most common sound in English . The word derives from a Hebrew word for a diacritic indicating a neutral vowel sound.
second language acquisition
Also referred to as L2A. It is the process by which a second language is acquired. It is a field of study in linguistics.
See main stress.
These are the authentic texts which have been adapted slightly for language teaching.
See modal verbs.
It is a sound usually classed as a consonant (in English), but not a true consonant because there is no complete closure or
restriction stopping the flow of air. Also called
an approximant /r/, /l/, /w/ and /j/).
From Krashen's L2A theories and Terrell's Natural Approach, this is the idea that second language learners should be allowed to have a silent period when they first start learning. This means they are not forced to speak until they are ready.