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100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Approx. 16 hours to complete

Suggested: 4-6 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English, Russian

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Week 1

1 hour to complete
7 videos (Total 42 min)
7 videos
1-1 Introduction1m
1-2 Familiarity and Its Neural Instantiation2m
1-3 Age of Acquisition7m
1-4 Beyond Language1m
1-5 Plan for this course8m
1-6 Toward a Bilingual Metaphor4m
1 practice exercise
Week 1 Quiz10m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Week 2

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 87 min)
8 videos
2 The Nature of Learning18m
2-1 AOA In A Single Language12m
2-2 AoA and Sensitive Periods20m
2-3 AoA and Language4m
2-4 Digging into the Depth of Language4m
2-5 Building a Grammar6m
2-6 The Sensorimotor Nature of AoA1m
1 practice exercise
Week 2 Quiz14m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Week 3

2 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 95 min)
11 videos
3 Laying Down Two Languages Across Time2m
3.1 Let There Be Sound16m
3.2 Phonology in a Second Language16m
3.3 Grammar1m
3.4 Critical Periods in a Second Language3m
3.5 AoA and Orphaned Language10m
3.6 Grammatical Proccessing and AoA11m
3.7 Isolating AoA2m
3.8 Grammatical Gender3m
3.9 Camparing First and Second Language7m
1 practice exercise
Week 3 Quiz18m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Week 4

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 97 min)
8 videos
4 Proficiency, Efficiency and Expertise1m
4.1 Expertise9m
4.2 Perceptual Expertise16m
4.3 What Makes Expertise17m
4.4 Deliberate Practice and Language11m
4.5 Learning Without Knowing18m
4.6 Expertise and Language Proficiency 5m
1 practice exercise
Week 4 Quiz12m

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