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- 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...
- Springer 2007; US$ 59.95
Attempts to address an issue that deserves further attention on the part of language acquisition researchers. This volume brings together three main research areas: those of the study of English as a lingua franca, the development of communicative competence, and the use and acquisition of a language beyond a second one in instructed contexts. more...
- De Gruyter 2004; US$ 196.00
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 in general,... more...
- De Gruyter 2005; US$ 224.00
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 a variety of instructional... 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...
- Multilingual Matters 2008; US$ 54.95
This book presents the most comprehensive study to date of the starting point of second language acquisition. With its focus on the language input that learners receive and what they do with this input, the study sheds light on questions still unanswered in second language acquisition literature, such as what knowledge is brought to the acquisition... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 115.00
This volume brings together contributions by leading researchers of the social interactional and socio-cultural approaches to language learning and teaching. It provides both an introduction to this important growth point and also an overview of cutting edge research, covering a wide range of language learning and teaching contexts. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 40.00
Vocabulary richness, including lexical diversity and use of rare words, has an important role in assessing proficiency, diagnosing progress and testing theory in the study of language development. This book reviews different methods for quantifying how vocabulary is deployed in spontaneous speech and writing, before introducing an alternative approach... more...
- Multilingual Matters 2008; US$ 89.95
Presents a selection of second language acquisition studies at the level of morphosyntax. This work looks at different aspects of morphosyntactic development of bilingual language learners/users such as language transfer, syntactic processing, morphology and the pragmatics of language, among others. more...