Language Transfer in Language Learning

Revised edition

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| Michigan State University and University of Michigan
| Michigan State University and University of Michigan
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The study of native language influence in Second Language Acquisition has undergone significant changes over the past few decades. This book, which includes 12 chapters by distinguished researchers in the field of second language acquisition, traces the conceptual history of language transfer from its early role within a Contrastive Analysis framework to its current position within Universal Grammar. The introduction presents a continuum of thought starting from the late 70s, a time in which major rethinking in the field regarding the concept of language transfer was beginning to take place, and continuing through the present day in which language transfer is integrated within current concepts and theoretical models. The afterword unites the issues discussed and allows the reader to place these issues in the context of future research. For the present book, the 1983 edition has been thoroughly revised, and some papers have been replaced and added.
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Table of Contents
List of Contributors
Preface
Introduction
Susan M. Gass and Larry Selinker
1
A Role for the Mother Tongue
S. Pit Corder
18
A New Account of Language Transfer
Jacquelyn Schachter
32
Verification of Language Transfer
Josh Ard and Taco Homburg
47
Nonobvious Transfer: On Predicting Epenthesis Errors
Ellen Broselow
71
Language Transfer and the Acquisition of Pronominal Anaphora
Jeanette K. Gundel and Elaine Tarone
87
Transfer and Variability of Rhetorical Redundancy in Apachean English Interlanguage
H. Guillermo Bartelt
101
Discourse Accent in Second Language Performance
Robin C. Scarcella
109
Discourse Functions in Interlanguage Morphology
Peter Jordens
138
Prior Linguistic Knowledge and the Conversation of the Learning Procedure: Grammaticality judgments of Unilingual and Multilingual Learners
Helmut Zobl
176
Language Transfer And Fossilization: The “Multiple Effects Principle”
Larry Selinker and Usha Lakshmanan
197
Universal Grammar: Is it Just a New Name for Old Problems?
217
Afterword
233
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BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  92023741