CASE STUDY

Enrique Peña Nieto

BELIEFS

  • "Is easier to speak than understand a foreign language"
  • "It is important to repeat and practice a lot"
  • “Everyone can learn to speak a foreign language

The beliefs about language learning (Horwitz, P, 1988, p. 285 289)

Learning vs. Acquisition

  1. Formal Learning = Classrooms.
  2. Auxiliary Language: Specific political functions.

Introducing second language acquisition (Saville, 2006, p.2)

Error Analysis

  • “I try to make myself understand”
  • “Immigrations politics”
  • “This fight to against the crime"
  • “Having a board more secure”
  • “Board secure”
  • “Can not be always”
  • “Soverany”
  • “Quartels”
  • “Crime organization”

Universal Grammar

  1. "Board Secure" = NEGATIVE TRANSFER
  2. Unmarked structures = Region - Security - Regulation - Applicated
  3. Marked structures = Sovereignty.


Introducing Second language acquisition (Saville, 2006, pp. 46 - 52)