The Development of Second Language Grammars

A generative approach

Elaine C. Klein | Queens College and The Graduate Center, City University of New York
Gita Martohardjono | Queens College and The Graduate Center, City University of New York
ISBN 9789027224859 (Eur) | EUR 130.00
ISBN 9781556197826 (USA) | USD 195.00
ISBN 9789027299147 | EUR 130.00 | USD 195.00
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This volume is a collection of state-of-the-art papers in generative studies of second language (L2) acquisition bringing together an unusually broad range of interests and inquiry. Selected papers report on controlled experimental studies within specific areas of research investigating the development of L2 grammars; others formulate exciting new proposals for methodology and learnability in both first and second language acquisition. Following an introduction which argues for new research strategies that focus on the process of acquisition along with its product, the book is divided into two sections: Current Perspectives includes compelling new work on the development of functional categories within a parameter-setting model of L2 acquisition; the second section, New Directions, introduces research and discussion on topics which reflect the latest developments in the field, including syntax-semantics correspondences, L2 processing research, code-switching from a UG perspective, and applications of Chomsky’s (1995) Minimalist Program to second language acquisition studies.
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Cited byCited by 4 other publicationsBerkes, Éva & Suzanne Flynn2016. Multi-competence and syntax. In The Cambridge Handbook of Linguistic Multi-Competence, ► pp. 206 ff. Covey, Lauren, Alison Gabriele & Robert Fiorentino2018. Can learners use morphosyntactic cues to facilitate processing? Evidence from a study of gender agreement in Hindi. Language Acquisition 25:3 ► pp. 327 ff. Li, Yen-Hui Audrey2016. Facilitating language learning. In Integrating Chinese Linguistic Research and Language Teaching and Learning [Studies in Chinese Language and Discourse, 7], ► pp. 33 ff. Martohardjono, Gita & Elaine C. Klein2017. The Development of Morphosyntax in Child and Adult Second Language Acquisition. In The Handbook of Psycholinguistics, ► pp. 653 ff. This list is based on CrossRef data as of 6 march 2023. Please note that it may not be complete. Sources presented here have been supplied by the respective publishers. Any errors therein should be reported to them.

Main BIC Subject

CF: Linguistics

Main BISAC Subject

LAN009000: LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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