|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Product dimensions:||5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.59(d)|
About the Author
Jeff Siegel is Adjunct Professor of Linguistics in the School of Behavioural, Cognitive and Social Sciences at the University of New England, Australia. His recent publications include The Emergence of Pidgin and Creole Languages (2008) and Pidgin Grammar: An Introduction to the Creole Language of Hawai'i (with K. Sakoda, 2003).
Table of Contents1. Introduction; 2. Attainment in naturalistic SDA; 3. Acquiring a second dialect; 4. Differential attainment: age effects and linguistic factors; 5. Additional individual and linguistic factors; 6. The difficulty of SDA; 7. SDA in classroom contexts; 8. Educational approaches for SDA; 9. Explaining the results and taking further steps.