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The Handbook of Second Language Acquisition / Edition 1

The Handbook of Second Language Acquisition / Edition 1

by Catherine J. Doughty
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405132817

ISBN-13: 9781405132817

Pub. Date: 06/28/2005

Publisher: Wiley

The Handbook of Second Language Acquisition presents an integrated discussion of key, and sometimes controversial, issues in second language acquisition research.

  • Discusses the biological and cognitive underpinnings of SLA, mechanisms, processes, and constraints on SLA, the level of ultimate attainment, research methods, and the

Overview

The Handbook of Second Language Acquisition presents an integrated discussion of key, and sometimes controversial, issues in second language acquisition research.

  • Discusses the biological and cognitive underpinnings of SLA, mechanisms, processes, and constraints on SLA, the level of ultimate attainment, research methods, and the status of SLA as a cognitive science.
  • Includes contributions from twenty-seven of the world's leading scholars.
  • Provides an invaluable resource for all students and scholars of human cognition, including those in linguistics, psychology, applied linguistics, ESL, foreign languages, and cognitive science.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405132817
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/28/2005
Series:
Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics Series, #20
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
898
Sales rank:
1,076,109
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors.

Acknowledgments.

I: Overview:.

1. The Scope of Inquiry and Goals of SLA: Catherine J. Doughty and Michael H. Long.

II: Capacity and Representation:.

2. On the Nature of Interlanguage Representation: Universal Grammar in the Second Language: Lydia White.

3. The Radical Middle: Nativism without Universal Grammar: William O’Grady.

4. Constructions, Chunking, and Connectionism: The Emergence of Second Language Structure: Nick C. Ellis.

5. Cognitive Processes in Second Language Learners and Bilinguals: The Development of Lexical and Conceptual Representations: Judith F. Kroll and Gretchen Sunderman.

6. Near-Nativeness: Antonella Sorace.

III: Environments for SLA:.

7. Language Socialization in SLA: Karen Ann Watson-Gegeo and Sarah Nielsen.

8. Social Context: Jeff Siegel.

9. Input and Interaction: Susan M. Gass.

10. Instructed SLA: Constraints, Compensation, and Enhancement: Catherine J. Doughty.

IV: Processes in SLA:.

11. Implicit and Explicit Learning: Robert M. DeKeyser.

12. Incidental and Intentional Learning: Jan H. Hulstijn.

13. Automaticity and Second Languages: Norman Segalowitz.

14. Variation: Suzanne Romaine.

15. Cross-linguistic Influence: Terence Odlin.

16. Stabilization and Fossilization in Interlanguage Development: Michael H. Long.

V: Biological and Psychological Constraints:.

17. Maturational Constraints in SLA: Kenneth Hyltenstam and Niclas Abrahamsson.

18. Individual Differences in Second Language Learning: Zoltán Dörnyei and Peter Skehan.

19. Attention and Memory during SLA: Peter Robinson.

20. Language Processing Capacity: Manfred Pienemann.

VI: Research Methods:.

21. Defining and Measuring SLA: John Norris and Lourdes Ortega.

22. Data Collection in SLA Research: Craig Chaudron.

VII: The State of SLA:.

23. SLA Theory: Construction and Assessment: Kevin R. Gregg.

24. SLA and Cognitive Science: Michael H. Long and Catherine J. Doughty.

Index.

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