Handbook of Second Language Acquisition / Edition 1

Handbook of Second Language Acquisition / Edition 1

by Tej Bhatia William Ritchie, Ritchie
     
 

A comprehensive reference source, Handbook of Second Language Acquisition discusses the research, theory, and applications specific to second language acquisition. The book addresses: * Issues of maturation and modularity
* Language transfer between first and second languages
* Neuropsychology of second language acquisition
* Research andSee more details below

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A comprehensive reference source, Handbook of Second Language Acquisition discusses the research, theory, and applications specific to second language acquisition. The book addresses: * Issues of maturation and modularity
* Language transfer between first and second languages
* Neuropsychology of second language acquisition
* Research and methodological issues in the study of second language acquisition
* Language contact and its consequences

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780125890427
Publisher:
Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date:
06/10/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
758
Product dimensions:
6.21(w) x 9.19(h) x 1.51(d)

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Table of Contents

Contributors
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
1Second Language Acquisition: Introduction, Foundations, and Overview
2The Logical and Developmental Problems of Second Language Acquisition
3Universal Grammar and Second Language Acquisition: Current Trends and New Directions
4A Parameter-Setting Approach to Second Language Acquisition
5Maturation and the Issue of Universal Grammar in Second Language Acquisition
6A Functional-Typological Approach to Second Language Acquisition Theory
7Information-Processing Approaches to Research on Second Language Acquisition and Use
8Variationist Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition
9Second Language Speech
10Second Language Acquisition and Linguistic Theory: The Role of Language Transfer
11Issues in Second Language Acquisition Research: Examining Substance and Procedure
12The Use of Acceptability Judgments in Second Language Acquisition Research
13The Role of the Linguistic Environment in Second Language Acquisition
14The Acquisition of English Syntax by Deaf Learners
15Neurolinguistics of Second Language Acquisition and Use
16The Primacy of Aspects in First and Second Language Acquisition: The Pidgin-Creole Connection
17Bilingualism
18Primary Language Attrition in the Context of Bilingualism
19Bilingual Language Mixing, Universal Grammar, and Second Language Acquisition
Glossary
Author Index
Subject Index

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