The Current State of Interlanguage

Studies in honor of William E. Rutherford

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| University of North Texas
| University of London
| University of Utrecht
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This state-of-the-art volume presents an outstanding collection of 22 studies on current issues facing research in second-language acquisition (SLA). The editors sought contributions for this volume from seasoned veterans of SLA like Lydia White and Susan Gass, from well-known researchers in linguistics and/or first-language acquisition like Haj Ross and Harald Clahsen, and from relative newcomers to the field like India Plough and Jean-Marc Dewaele. The topics covered range from the role of universals at various levels of second-language (L2) knowledge; the way that linguistic knowledge is represented by L2 learners; the changing nature of linguistic theory itself; and the definition of usage phenomena like style shifting and code switching. The introduction to The Current State of Interlanguage gives a concise yet detailed overview of research in the field over the past 10 years, and focuses on the present growing concensus on a number of issues that were at one point highly controversial.
[Not in series, 73]  1995.  vii, 293 pp.
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Table of Contents
The current state of interlanguage: Introduction
Lynn Eubank, Larry Selinker and Michael Sharwood Smith
1
Prominence in applied linguistics: Bill Rutherford
Peter Jordens
11
I-interlanguage and typology: The case of topic-prominence
Virginia Yip and Stephen Matthews
17
Universals, SLA, and language pedagogy: 1984 revisited
Susan M. Gass
31
Learnability, pre-emption, domain-specificity, and the instructional value of “Master Mind”
David Birdsong
43
Why we need grammar: Confessions of a cognitive generalist
Ellen Bialystok
55
Chasing after linguistic theory: How minimal should we be?
Lydia White
63
The irrelevance of verbal feedback to language learning
Susanne Elizabeth Carroll
73
Indirect negative evidence, inductive inferencing, and second language acquisition
India C. Plough
89
The negative effects of ‘positive’ evidence on L2 phonology
Martha Young-Scholten
107
German plurals in adult second language development: Evidence for a dual-mechanism model of inflection
Harald Clahsen
123
Universal Grammar in L2 acquisition: Some thoughts on Schachter’s Incompleteness Hypothesis
Sascha Felix
139
Acquiring linking rules and argument structures in a second language: The unaccusative/unergative distinction
Antonella Sorace
153
Data, evidence and rules
Maria-Luise Beck, Bonnie D. Schwartz and Lynn Eubank
177
Markedness aspects of case-marking in L1 French/L2 English
Helmut Zobl
197
Language transfer: What do we really mean?
Gita Martohardjono and Suzanne Flynn
205
Age before beauty: Johnson and Newport revisited
Eric Kellerman
219
Style-shifting in oral interlanguage: Quantification and definition
Jean-Marc Dewaele
233
Observations of language use in Spanish immersion classroom interactions
Susana Blanco-Iglesias, Juaquina Broner and Elaine Tarone
241
Some neurolinguistic evidence regarding variation in interlanguage use: The status of the ‘switch mechanism’
Marjorie Perlman Lorch
255
Beyond 2000: A measure of productive lexicon in a second language
Batia Laufer
265
A first crosslinguistic look at paths: The difference between end-legs and medial ones
Háj Ross
273
Index
287
Subjects
BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  95016596
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