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- Springer 2006; US$ 89.99
Investigates the linguistic development of children with regard to their knowledge of the verb and its grammar. This book features a selection of papers that gives empirical evidence from a variety of languages including Hebrew, German, Croatian, Japanese, English, Spanish, Dutch, Indonesian, Estonian, Russian, and French. more...
- Channel View Publications 2010; US$ 54.95
Crosslinguistic influence is an established area of second language research, and as such, it has been subject to extensive scrutiny. This volume examines the relationship between thought and language, in particular thought as shaped by first language development and use, and its interaction with second language use. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 173.00
This volume presents the first collection of work on research synthesis in applied linguistics. It introduces readers to a cutting-edge approach for reviewing and summarizing exactly what accumulated research has to say about theoretical and practical subjects. John Norris and Lourdes Ortega first elucidate the value and practice of synthesis,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2001; US$ 128.00
The chapters in this volume provide the first comprehensive overview of trends in research on early phonological, lexical, syntactic and pragmatic development in children acquiring two (or more) languages simultaneously. Ongoing as well as emerging issues are examined and discussed by leading researchers in the field. Collectively, these studies extend... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 104.95
This unique contribution to the ongoing discussion of language acquisition considers the Argument from the Poverty of the Stimulus in language learning in the context of the wider debate over cognitive, computational, and linguistic issues. Critically examines the Argument from the Poverty of the Stimulus - the theory that the linguistic input... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 149.00
What do the pointing gesture, the imitation of new complex motor patterns, the evocation of absent objects and the grasping of others? false beliefs all have in common? Apart from being (one way or other) involved in the language, they all would share a demanding requirement ? a second mental centre within the subject. This redefinition of the simulationism... more...
Sprachentwicklung bei misshandelten Kindern: Eine empirische Untersuchung an vernachlässigten Kindern unter sechs JahrenDiplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 37.78
Hauptbeschreibung Kindesmisshandlungen und deren massive Auswirkungen auf die gesamte kindliche Entwicklung beschäftigen die Forschung bereits seit der Antike. Jedoch wurden zunächst eher halbherzige Versuche unternommen deren Bedingungsfaktoren und -hintergründen oder deren Auswirkungen auf den Grund zu gehen. Erst sehr spät, ab den 1960er Jahren,... more...
- Channel View Publications 2011; US$ 40.00
Drawing on data from a range of contexts, including classrooms, pharmacy consultations, tutoring sessions, and video-game playing, and a range of languages including English, German, French, Danish and Icelandic, the studies in this volume address challenges suggested by these questions: What kinds of interactional resources do L2 users draw on to... more...
- Channel View Publications 2012; US$ 40.00
This volume aims to provide a broad view of second language acquisition within a comparative perspective that addresses results concerning adult and child learners across a variety of source and target languages. It brings together contributions at the forefront of language acquisition research that consider a wide range of open questions: What are... more...