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Schumann, John H. 1978. Second language acquisition: The pidginization hypothesis. In Hatch, Evelyn Marcussen, ed. Second language acquisition. A book of readings. Newbury House. pp. 256–271.
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S. proposes a 'pidginization hypothesis' predicting that where social and psychological distance prevail one will find pidginization persisting in the speech of second language learners.