Answer two questions about two chapter of Vivian Cook

Questions

1.What do you think of Vivian Cookas notion a?Multicompetencea?. Do you agree with the idea that learners have independent language systems? How important is this for research in second language acquisition? (250)

2. As Vivian Cook says, many of the common assumptions of L2 teaching are challenged by SLA research, but continue to form the basis of much language teaching.

There is no easy link between SLA research and teaching methods.

Should research and teaching become more closely linked?
(250 words)