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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 158.00
This book is the third to appear in the SIBIL series based on results from the European Science Foundation's Additional Activity on the second language acquisition of adult immigrants. It analyses from a longitudinal and cross-linguistic perspective the acquisition of the linguistic means to express spatial relations in the target languages English,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95
This volume contains a collection of studies that survey recent research in developmental linguistics, illustrating the fruitful interaction between comparative syntax and language acquisition. The contributors each analyse a well defined range of acquisition data, aiming to derive them from primitive differences between child and adult grammar. The... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 188.00
This volume includes a selection of papers that address a wide range of acquisition phenomena from different Romance languages and all share a common theoretical approach based on the Principles and Parameters theory. They favour, discuss and sometimes challenge traditional explanations of first and second language acquisition in terms of maturation... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1995; US$ 173.00
This is the second volume of the SiBil series to present results from the European Science Foundation's project 'Second language acquisition by adult immigrants'. It deals specifically with the acquisition of temporality in five European languages: Dutch, English, French, German and Swedish, providing a detailed account of how adult learners who have... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 89.99
language-specific competence within the acquisitional process. Together with the focus on acquisition of the verb and its grammar research in this domain provides a fruitful basis for discussion. The maturation model of language acquisition assumes that UG becomes the language specific grammar over time and that UG is entirely available only up until... more...
- Channel View Publications 2013; US$ 50.00
Affectivity is at the core of everything we do in life. Thus, its development is also central to learning/acquisition and is important for educational contexts. The studies presented in this volume consider the different contexts of language learning and examine different types of participants in this process. Most of them look at a formal instruction... more...
- Multilingual Matters 2004; US$ 39.95
This work critically addresses the age debate in second language acquisition studies, presenting an in-depth study of factors that predict foreign accent. more...
- Multilingual Matters 2003; US$ 34.95
Addressing issues which are critical for language planning, this is an overview of research on the age factor in foreign language learning. It presents research on foreign language learning in bilingual communities in formal instruction settings focusing on syntax, phonology, writing, and more. more...
- Channel View Publications 2006; US$ 25.00
This book examines the various ways in which age affects the process and the product of foreign language learning in a school setting. It presents studies that cover a wide range of topics, from phonetics to learning strategies. It will be of interest to students and researchers working in SLA research, language planning and language teaching. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 158.00
This volume features a collection of empirical studies which use priming methods to explore the comprehension, production, and acquisition of second language (L2) phonology, syntax, and lexicon. The term priming refers to the phenomenon in which prior exposure to specific language forms or meanings influences a speaker?s subsequent language comprehension... more...