Write a 1,000-1,500 word essay discussing the relationship between proficiency in L1 and the ability to learn L2. Include a brief discussion of the stages of L1 acquisition in your essay for context. Your essay should address the following questions:
How can literacy in L1 support literacy in L2?
What instructional implications does this create?
When and how would it be appropriate to use cognates as a support for the development of L2?
Include 3-5 sources from your research to support your position.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.