Adult Language Acquisition: Volume 2, the Results: Cross-Linguistic Perspectives
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BeschreibungThese two volumes present the methodology and results of an international research project on second language acquisition. The project studied the structure and success of the acquisition process in adult learners, and the explanatory factors behind these phenomena. It places the study of second languages and inter-ethnic discourse on a firm empirical footing. Volume II summarizes the crosslinguistic results.
InhaltsverzeichnisPart I. Production: 1. Utterance structure; 2. Word-formation processes; 3. The acquisition of temporality; 4. Reference to space in learne varieties; Part II. 5. Ways of achieving understanding; 6. Feedback in second language acquisition; Part III. 7. Adult language acquisition; 8. Conclusion: learner varieties and theoretical linguistics.
Pressestimmen"All in all, this was clearly a valuable project whose results will be referred to widely. The two volumes will be of particular interest to acquisition researchers working within a functional framework." Canadian Journal of Linguistics
Untertitel: 'European Science Foundation'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: September 1993
Seitenanzahl: 300 Seiten