Primary second language

From Teflpedia

A primary second language, primary L2 or main second language is either:

  • An individual user's main L2, if there are further foreign languages they can speak.
  • The main L2 that is taught within a particular country or region. English is the primary second language worldwide, with various local exceptions.

Note:

  • French is the primary second language in the UK.
  • Spanish is the primary second language in the United States as a whole.