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Current Issues in Second Language Acquisition and Development - Carol A. Blackshire-Belay

Current Issues in Second Language Acquisition and Development

Hardcover Published: 1993
ISBN: 9780819191816
Number Of Pages: 210

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This book provides the most updated discussion of the most important issues facing students, scholars, and researchers in second language acquisition research and development. Contents: Current Issues in Second Language Acquisition and Development: An Introduction, Carol A. Blackshire-Belay; Section 1: Language Development and Transfer. Native Language Transfer and Universal Simplification, Robin Sabino; Aspect Transferability (Or: What Gets Lost in the Translationóand Why?), Terence Odlin; Creole Verb Serialization: Transfer or Spontaneity? Frank Byrne; Section 2: Learner Variables in Second Language Acquisition. Contexts for Second Language Acquisition, Elsa Lattey; Language Acquisition, Biography and Bilingualism, Ulrich Steinmuller; Acquisition of Japanese by American Businessmen in Tokyo: How Much and Why? Yoshiko Matsumoto; Section 3: Issues in Interlanguage Development. Abrupt Restructuring Versus Gradual Acquisition, Hanna Pishwa; Variability in Grammatical Analysis: On Recognizing Verbal Markers in Foreign Workers' German, Carol A. Blackshire-Belay; Sketch of an Interlanguage Rule System: Advanced Nonnative German Gender Assignment, Joe Salmons.

Current Issues in Second Language Acquisition and Development: An Introductionp. 1
Native Language Transfer and Universal Simplificationp. 7
Aspect and Transferability (Or: What Gets Lost in the Translation - and Why?)p. 29
Creole Verb Serialization: Transfer or Spontaneity?p. 47
Contexts for Second Language Acquisitionp. 77
Language Acquisition, Biography and Bilingualismp. 95
Acquisition of Japanese by American Businessmen in Tokyo: How Much and Why?p. 119
Abrupt Restructuring Versus Gradual Acquisitionp. 143
Variability in Grammatical Analysis: On Recognizing Verbal Markers in Foreign Workers' Germanp. 167
Sketch of an Interlanguage Rule System: Advanced Nonnative German Gender Assignmentp. 187
Notes on the Contributorsp. 205
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ISBN: 9780819191816
ISBN-10: 0819191817
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 210
Published: 1993
Publisher: UNIV PR OF AMER
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.45

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