L2 (Second Language)

L2, or second language, refers to any language learned after the first language (L1). It is acquired through formal instruction, immersion, or natural exposure. L2 acquisition involves developing proficiency in reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Understanding the processes and challenges of L2 acquisition is crucial for educators in designing effective language instruction. Techniques such as immersive environments, communicative activities, and scaffolding can help learners develop their L2 skills more efficiently.