Language, Interaction and Acquisition | Langage, Interaction et Acquisition

LIA is a bilingual English-French journal that publishes original theoretical and empirical research of high scientific quality at the forefront of current debates concerning language acquisition. It covers all facets of language acquisition among different types of learners and in diverse learning situations, with particular attention to oral speech and/or to signed languages. Topics include the acquisition of one or more foreign languages, of one or more first languages, and of sign languages, as well as learners’ use of gestures during speech; the relationship between language and cognition during acquisition; bilingualism and situations of linguistic contact – for example pidginisation and creolisation. The bilingual nature of LIA aims at reaching readership in a wide international community, while simultaneously continuing to attract intellectual and linguistic resources stemming from multiple scientific traditions in Europe, thereby remaining faithful to its original French anchoring. LIA is the direct descendant of the French-speaking journal AILE.
ISSN 1879-7865 | E-ISSN 1879-7873
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1075/lia
Sample issue: LIA 8:2
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Current issue: 12:2, available as of January 2022
Next issue: 13:1, expected September 2022

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Volume 14 (2023): 2 issues; ca. 300 pp. EUR 169.00 EUR 200.00
Volume 13 (2022): 2 issues; ca. 300 pp. EUR 169.00 EUR 196.00

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(Vols. 1‒12; 2010‒2021)
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EUR 1,805.00 EUR 1,997.00
Volumes 11‒12 (2020‒2021) 2 issues; avg. 300 pp. EUR 169.00 each EUR 196.00 each
Volume 10 (2019) 2 issues; 300 pp. EUR 166.00 EUR 192.00
Volume 9 (2018) 2 issues; 300 pp. EUR 161.00 EUR 186.00
Volume 8 (2017) 2 issues; 300 pp. EUR 156.00 EUR 181.00
Volume 7 (2016) 2 issues; 300 pp. EUR 156.00 EUR 176.00
Volume 6 (2015) 2 issues; 300 pp. EUR 156.00 EUR 171.00
Volume 5 (2014) 2 issues; 300 pp. EUR 156.00 EUR 166.00
Volume 4 (2013) 2 issues; 300 pp. EUR 156.00 EUR 161.00
Volumes 1‒3 (2010‒2012) 2 issues; avg. 300 pp. EUR 120.00 each EUR 124.00 each
Issues

Volume 13 (2022)

Volume 12 (2021)

Volume 11 (2020)

Volume 10 (2019)

Volume 9 (2018)

Volume 8 (2017)

Volume 7 (2016)

Volume 6 (2015)

Volume 5 (2014)

Volume 4 (2013)

Volume 3 (2012)

Volume 2 (2011)

Volume 1 (2010)

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Subjects

Main BIC Subject

CFDC: Language acquisition

Main BISAC Subject

LAN009000: LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General