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Second Language Acquisition - John Archibald

Second Language Acquisition

Paperback Published: 21st February 2000
ISBN: 9780631205920
Number Of Pages: 268

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"Second Language Acquisition and Linguistic Theory offers a state-of-the-art examination of formal properties of second language acquisition of phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics. It is an invaluable resource to students who want to learn about the field and to researchers looking to broaden their knowledge in the area." Keren Rice, University of Toronto. This volume provides an overview of contemporary second language acquisition from a linguistic point of view.Witten by leading scholars, it contains some of the most exciting current work in second language acquisition available today.Each of the newly commissioned chapters outlines core problems and research in a specific domain, before going on to present important new developments and original research.Contributors include Cynthia Brown, Martha Young-Scholten, John Archibald, Donna Lardiere, Lydia White, Bonnie D. Schwartz, Rex A. Sprouse, Alan Juffs, and Gary Libben.

"Second Language Acquisition and Linguistic Theory offers a state-of-the-art examination of formal properties of second language acquisition of phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics. It is an invaluable resource to students who want to learn about the field and to researchers looking to broaden their knowledge in the area." Keren Rice, University of Toronto.

List of Contributors.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

1. The interrelation between speech and phonological acquisition from infant to adult: Cynthia Brown (University of Delaware).

2. Second language syllable structure: Martha Young-Scholten and John Archibald (University of Durham and University of Calgary).

3. Mapping features to forms in second language acquisition: Donna Lardiere (Georgetown University).

4. Second language acquisition: from initial to final state: Lydia White (McGill University).

5. When syntactic theories evolve: consequences for L2 acquisition research: Bonnie D. Schwartz and Rex A. Sprouse (University of Durham and University of Indiana).

6. An overview of the second language acquisition of links between verb semantics and morpho-syntax: Alan Juffs (University of Pittsburg).

7. Representation and processing in the second language lexicon: the homogeneity hypothesis: Gary Libben (University of Alberta).

Index.

ISBN: 9780631205920
ISBN-10: 0631205926
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 268
Published: 21st February 2000
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.33 x 17.02  x 1.83
Weight (kg): 0.48
Edition Number: 1