Modern Aspects of Second Language Acquisition and the Role and Function of Mistakes

Şaban Köktürk, Emine Öztürk


Language teaching and perspectives on second language acquisition have been changing to meet to requirements of the modern day. Therefore our study aims to find out the aspects of mistakes in second language acquisition within the concept of the cultural dimension of the language. In this paper, it is suggested that mistakes are not obstacles in language learning rather they can be really useful for the development of the process if evaluated properly. In this context the role and function of mistakes are discussed and their effects on second language acquisition are examined.

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