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Title: Research in Second Language Acquisition
Edited By: JörgU.Keßler
Series Title: Empirical Evidence across Languages
Description:

Research in Second Language Acquisition: Empirical Evidence Across
Languages provides an overview of current research within the
Processability Theory framework (Pienemann 1998; 2005). The articles in
this volume combine a more theoretical approach in order to further extend
the theory and studies utilizing PT to further investigate bilingual
language acquisition and language development in natural and institutional
settings. Taking these different aspects into consideration, this volume is
organised in two parts. Part 1 Second Language Processing: Contributions to
Theory Development contains a number of papers discussing the inclusion of
further theoretical aspects into PT, focusing on English as a second
language. In Part 2 Second Language Grammars across Languages, PT is
applied to a number of typologically different languages and contexts.

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Language Acquisition
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1443809616
ISBN-13: 9781443809610
Pages: 301
Prices: U.K.£ 44.99