Linguistic Approaches to Portuguese as an Additional Language

| Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul
| Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul
| Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul
ISBN 9789027205001 | EUR 105.00 | USD 158.00
ISBN 9789027261502 | EUR 105.00 | USD 158.00
This book includes a selection of theoretical and practical accounts of the acquisition of Portuguese from a broad range of linguistic perspectives. This collection is particularly appealing in the broad academic sphere of language acquisition due to the fact that there has yet to be one entirely dedicated to Portuguese as an Additional Language (PAL). This volume showcases the breadth of research being carried out on topics ranging from the acquisition of aspects from the main language modules (syntax, morphology, semantics, phonology, and pragmatics) to applied perspectives involving corpus-based approaches and experimental methodologies. Moreover, we present studies addressing a variety of learning contexts and learner types. The target audience includes researching scholars with a background in second language acquisition studies interested in learning more about the acquisition of Portuguese as an Additional Language from linguistic perspectives.
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Table of Contents
Karina Veronica Molsing, Cristina Becker Lopes Perna and Ana Maria Tramunt Ibaños
Part 1. Linguistic components of language transfer in PAL research
The roles of L1 Spanish versus L2 Spanish in L3 Portuguese morphosyntactic development
Jennifer Cabrelli, Michael Iverson, David Giancaspro and Becky Halloran González
Syntactic contrasts in early and late Brazilian Portuguese-European Portuguese bidialectal bilinguals: Data from production
Tammer Castro, Jason Rothman and Marit Westergaard
Learning to perceive, produce and recognise words in a non-native language: Australian English vs. European Spanish learners of Brazilian Portuguese
Jaydene Elvin, Daniel Williams and Paola Escudero
Multi-directionality in language transfer: Development of the vowel system of Brazilian Portuguese as a second (L2) or third language (L3)
Leticia Pereyron and Ubiratã K. Alves
Part 2. Linguistic insights into the PAL acquisition process
The Lexical Aspect Hypothesis: Off-line evidence from Chinese learners of European Portuguese as an L2
Custodio Martins and Mário Pinharanda-Nunes
How learners of Portuguese as an additional language talk about their experience from a cognitive perspective
Luciane Corrêa Ferreira and Desirée de Almeida Oliveira
Part 3. Linguistic results informing PAL instruction
Implementing the concept of ‘pedagogic mediation’ with the use of language corpora for the teaching of Portuguese as an L2 or L3
Jonathan Fleck, M. Rafael Salaberry and Hélade Scutti Santos
Leveraging Spanish knowledge and cognitive aptitude in Portuguese learning
Carrie L. Bonilla, Ewa Golonka, Nick B. Pandža, Jared A. Linck, Erica B. Michael, Martyn Clark, Alia Lancaster and Dorna Richardson
Autonomous Portuguese L3 learning through an adaptive platform
Jared A. Linck, Martyn Clark, Carrie L. Bonilla, Ewa Golonka, Catherine J. Doughty, TaraLee Mecham and William Burns
Exploring second language acquisition: The role of implict and explicit knowledge in native and target languages
Rita Ferraro
The linguistic and anthropological dimensions within enunciation in additional languages: A look at a Portuguese language instructional setting
Bruna Sommer-Farias
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BIC Subject: CFDM – Bilingualism & multilingualism
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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