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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95
Research results over the past decades have consistently demonstrated that a key reason why many second language learners fail--while some learners do better with less effort--lies in various learner attributes such as personality traits, motivation, or language aptitude. In psychology, these attributes have traditionally been called "individual differences."... 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...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 32.99
A debate on lexical acquisition by some of the most prominent and influential psychologists in the area of language development. In the final commentary chapter, an exchange between competing colleagues sharpens differences and, in some cases, brings consensus. 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...
- Multilingual Matters 2007; US$ 39.95
Contains studies on second language lexical processes based on the findings by authors mostly from Central Europe. Questions of integration, storage, vocabulary acquisition and assessment, word retrieval, and lexical access are the focus of the studies, which include reference to language users from Finno-Ugric and Slavic language backgrounds. more...
- De Gruyter 2004; US$ 210.00
The study endeavors a detailed and systematic classification of linguistic simultaneity expressions. Further, it aims at a well described survey of how simultaneity is expressed by native speakers in their own language. On the basis of real production data the book answers the questions of how native speakers express temporal simultaneity... more...
- De Gruyter 2005; US$ 238.00
This book gives an overview of current research on instructed second language acquisition (ISLA). Data-based studies included in this book deal with the acquisition of specific linguistic phenomena (e.g., verb and noun morphology, lexicon, clause structures) in a range of target languages (e.g., English, French, German, Russian) from... more...
- Multilingual Matters 2007; US$ 44.95
Assembles 11 analytical and empirical studies on the process of second language acquisition, probing an array of issues, from transfer appropriate processing to L2 default processing strategies, among hearing or deaf learners of a variety of target languages including English, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, French, Spanish, and American Sign Language. more...