First Language Attrition

Interdisciplinary perspectives on methodological issues

Editors
| Free University Amsterdam
| University of Toulouse - Le Mirail
| Free University Amsterdam
| Free University Amsterdam
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This volume provides a state-of-the-art treatment of research on language attrition, the non-pathological loss of a language through lack of exposure. It combines a review of past and present research with in-depth treatments of specific theoretical and methodological issues and reports on individual studies. Special prominence is given to the identification of problematic areas in attrition research, with a view to pointing out possible solutions. The book specifically addresses itself to those who wish to acquaint themselves with the research area of language attrition, providing them with both a thorough overview of the field and a basis on which to build their own research. The combination of experience and an innovative outlook present in this collection, however, make it a valuable source for those familiar with attrition as well. Especially useful to both beginners and veterans is the extensive annotated bibliography.
[Studies in Bilingualism, 28]  2004.  x, 378 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
List of tables
000–999
Acknowledgment
vii
Language attrition: The next phase
Barbara Köpke and Monika S. Schmid
1
Preface
1–2
Part I. Theoretical models and methodological aspects
L2 influence and L1 attrition in adult bilingualism
Aneta Pavlenko
47
Chapter 1. Studying the element order of Old Germanic languages
3–17
Chapter 2. How to study element order in translated texts
19–50
A sociocultural approach for language attrition
Antonio F. Jiménez Jiménez
61
Chapter 3. The V-second phenomenon
51–120
Perceived language dominance and language preference for emotional speech: The implications for attrition research
Jean-Marc Dewaele
81
Chapter 4. Verb-initial main declarative clauses
121–151
The role of grammaticality judgments in investigating first language attrition: A cross-disciplinary perspective
Evelyn P. Altenberg and Robert M. Vago
105
Chapter 5. Element order in subordinate clauses
153–234
Part II. Attrition in progress — observations and descriptions
Issues in finding the appropriate methodology in language attrition research
Kutlay Yagmur
133
Chapter 6. Element order in conjunct clauses
235–281
Chapter 7. The position of objects
283–341
Language contact and attrition: The spoken French of Israeli Francophones
Miriam Ben-Rafael
165
Is there a natural process of decay?: A longitudinal study of language attrition
Matthias Hutz
189
Chapter 8. Translation strategies
343–381
Chapter 9. Text-specific and language-specific element order patterns in OE and OHG translations
383–409
In search of the lost language: The case of adopted Koreans in France
Valérie A.G. Ventureyra and Christophe Pallier
207
411–420
Part III. How the study of attrition can contribute to the understanding of language
Attrition in L1 competence: The case of Turkish
Ayşe Gürel
225
Methodological aspects of a generative-based attrition study
Bede McCormack
243
Convergent outcomes in L2 acquisition and L1 loss
Silvina Montrul
259
A modest proposal: Explaining language attrition in the context of contact linguistics
Steven Gross
281
No more reductions! — To the problem of evaluation of language attrition data
Elena Schmitt
299
Language attrition research: An annotated bibliography
Monika S. Schmid
317
A new blueprint for language attrition research
Monika S. Schmid
349
“This book collection of 13 papers presents the audience exciting research during the past decade in attrition research, but certainly highlights the complexity in this area in terms of theoretical foundation, methodologies, sampling and analysis. To be more specific, there are valuable results from the series of research worthwhile to point out and further pursue along the path.”
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BIC Subject: CFDM – Bilingualism & multilingualism
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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