9780199687275

Second Language Acquisition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780199687275

  • ISBN10:

    0199687277

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2016-05-10
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Author Biography


Roumyana Slabakova is Professor and Chair of Applied Linguistics at the University of Southampton, UK, where she is Director of the Centre for Linguistics, Language Education and Acquisition Research (CLLEAR). Her research interests are in the second language acquisition of meaning, more specifically phrasal-semantic, discourse, and pragmatic meanings, as well as generative linguistics research applied to language teaching. Her publications include Telicity in the Second Language (Benjamins 2001) and Meaning in the Second Language (Mouton de Gruyter 2008). She is the founding co-editor of the journal Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism and also co-edits the journal Second Language Research.

Table of Contents


Preface
List of abbreviations
Part I: Language
1. Language architecture
2. Language variation
3. The psychological reality of language in use
Part II: Language Acquisition
4. The Critical Period Hypothesis
5. First language acquisition with two first languages
6. Child second language, multilingual and heritage language acquisition, and language attrition
Part III: Second Language Acquisition
7. Acquisition of (functional) morphology
8. Acquisition of syntax
9. Acquisition of the mental lexicon
10. Acquisition of the syntax-semantics interface
11. Acquisition of the syntax-discourse and semantics-pragmatics interfaces
12. L2 processing
13. The Bottleneck Hypothesis and its implications for the second language classroom
Glossary
References
Index

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