Phonology and Second Language Acquisition

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| The Chinese University of Hong Kong
| Le Moyne College
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This volume is a collection of 13 chapters, each devoted to a particular issue that is crucial to our understanding of the way learners acquire, learn, and use an L2 sound system. In addition, it spans both theory and application in L2 phonology. The book is divided into three parts, with each section unified by broad thematic content: Part I, “Theoretical Issues and Frameworks in L2 Phonology,” lays the groundwork for examining L2 phonological acquisition. Part II, “Second Language Speech Perception and Production,” examines these two aspects of L2 speech in more detail. Finally, Part III, “Technology, Training, and Curriculum,” bridges the gap between theory and practice. Each chapter examines theoretical frameworks, major research findings (both classic and recent), methodological issues and choices for conducting research in a particular area of L2 phonology, and major implications of the research findings for more general models of language acquisition and/or pedagogy.
[Studies in Bilingualism, 36]  2008.  vi, 380 pp.
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Table of Contents
Introduction
Jette G. Hansen Edwards and Mary L. Zampini
1–11
Part I: Theoretical issues and frameworks in L2 phonology
13–17
1. Phonological acquisition in a first language
Diane K. Ohala
19–39
2. Exploring the role of age in the acquisition of a second language phonology
Georgette Ioup
41–62
3. Transfer in second language phonology: A review
Roy C. Major
63–94
4. Typological markedness and second language phonology
Fred Eckman
95–115
5. Second language phonology in optimality theory
Barbara Hancin-Bhatt
117–146
Part II. Second language speech perception and production
147–151
6. Speech perception in second language learners: The re-education of selective perception
Winifred Strange and Valerie L. Shafer
153–191
7. Foreign accent and speech intelligibility
Murray J. Munro
193–218
8. L2 speech production research: Findings, issues, and advances
Mary L. Zampini
219–249
9. Social factors and variation in production in L2 phonology
Jette G. Hansen Edwards
251–279
Part III. Technology, training, and curriculum
281–285
10. Training non-native language sound patterns: Lessons from training Japanese adults on the English /®/ - /l/ contrast
Ann R. Bradlow
287–308
11. Ultrasound imaging applications in second language acquisition
Bryan Gick, Barbara Bernhardt, Penelope Bacsfalvi and Ian Wilson
309–322
12. Technologies for prosody in context: Past and future of L2 research and practice
Dorothy M. Chun, Debra M. Hardison and Martha C. Pennington
323–346
13. Curriculum issues in teaching pronunciation to second language learners
Tracey M. Derwing
347–369
Author index
371–376
Subject index
377–380
“This volume is a wonderful collection that will prove to be a valuable resource for many researchers and students. Most people tend to think of the study of second language (L2) phonology as a narrow, specialized field. This anthology clearly demonstrates the range of issues that must be addressed to fully explore the question of how people learn the sound system of a L2. [...] Each of these chapters is comprehensive and accessible. Taken together, they provide a snapshot of the state of the art in L2 phonology research. The list of references alone would have been a valuable contribution to the field, but the thoughtful commentaries provided throughout this volume make it a must-have for libraries, professors, and students.”
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Subjects
BIC Subject: CFDC – Language acquisition
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  2007046500