Publication details [#58971]

Hermas, Abdelkader. 2014. L2 and L3 ultimate attainment: an investigation of two parameters. The International Journal of Multilingualism 11 (2) : 202–224.
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This study discusses the maximum final L2 French and L3 English ability of native Moroccan Arabic speakers. Nativelikeness appears feasable in L3 ultimate ability even when acquisition starts post puberty and occurs in a formal foreign language setting. Convergence though may not impact all component structures.