Analysis of Factors Affecting Second Language Acquisition

Priya Adwani, Sanjay Shrivastava


The purport of this paper is to provide an overview of five factors affecting second language acquisition (SLA). The factors include vocabulary, grammar, and interference of mother tongue (L1), self-efficacy and motivation. These factors are vital to research for the process of acquiring second language. Language is composed of vocabulary words which are synchronized by grammar affected by first language .Self efficacy is a consequential component of social cognitive and this entire process of second language acquisition is possible by the factor of motivation. Motivation is additionally a consequential contributor to language achievement in terms of linguistic outcomes.Study of these factors synthesize in the process of acquiring second language resulting with possible suggestions.

Int. J. Soc. Sc. Manage. Vol. 4, Issue-3: 158-164


Mother tongue (L1); self-efficacy; synthesize; social cognitive

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