Language acquisition

    Oxford Handbook of Developmental Linguistics

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    This book provides a state of the art review of key developmental findings across phonological, morphological, syntactic, and semantic aspects of language acquisition. It places language acquisition phenomena in a richly comparative context, highlighting the link between linguistic theory, language development, and theories of learning.

    Crosslinguistic Influence in Second Language Acquisition

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    This collection provides an unprecedented insight into current approaches to the phenomenon of crosslinguistic influence CLI in SLA. Chapters investigate a variety of issues, structures and languages from different viewpoints to provide new perspectives on theoretical and empirical issues in CLI.

    Acquisition of French in Multilingual Contexts

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    This volume brings together new research from different theoretical paradigms addressing the acquisition of French as a second language. It focuses on the acquisition of French in combination with different languages and enriches our understanding of the particularities of French and the role of language combinations in the acquisition process.

    Kisisi Our Language

    By Perry Gilmore

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    Part historic ethnography, part linguistic case study and part a mother s memoir, Kisisi tells the story of two boys Colin and Sadiki who, together invented their own language, and of the friendship they shared in postcolonial Kenya.

    New Perspectives on Transfer in Second Language Learning

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    Implicit and Explicit Learning of Languages

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    Implicit learning is a fundamental feature of human cognition. Many essential skills, including language comprehension and production, intuitive decision making, and social interaction, are largely dependent on implicit unconscious knowledge. Given its relevance, it is not surprising that the study of implicit learning plays a central role in the cognitive...

    Cross-Language Mediation in Foreign Language Teaching and Te

    By Maria Stathopoulou

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    This book contributes to the growing field of foreign language teaching and testing by shedding light on mediation between languages. Focusing on cross-language mediation as translanguaging practice, the book explores what mediation entails, the processes involved and the challenges mediators face.

    Language Learning, Power, Race and Identity: White Men, Black Language

    By Liz Johnson Botha

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    This book investigates the strategies and identities of colonials who have learned the languages of colonised people. Using the stories of white South Africans who acquired isiXhosa during the apartheid years, this book offers insights into relationships between language, power, race, identity and change.

    Developing Interactional Competence in a Japanese Study Abro

    By Naoko Taguchi

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    Working Memory in Second Language Acquisition and Processing

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    This book offers a discussion of theoretical and methodological issues concerning the pivotal role of working memory in second language learning and processing. It includes theoretical chapters, empirical studies providing original data and new insights into the topic, and commentary chapters which chart the course for future research.

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