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Key Topics in Second Language Acquisition serves as an orientation to second language acquisition research (SLA) for language teachers and researchers. It covers a number of topics within SLA research from learners’ characteristics and linguistic features to a conjuncture between SLA research and practice. Each topic begins with an engaging question or statement that allows the reader to reflect upon one’s own experience regarding specific SLA research. It then guides the reader through an exploration of key research issues within that particular field of SLA research and provides supplementary information to prompt the reader to become more research-minded. Each topic ends with concluding remarks, which open doors for further study or reflection.