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Title The development of second language grammars : a generative approach / edited by Elaine C. Klein, Gita Martohardjono
Published Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins, [1999]
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 428 pages)
Series Language acquisition & language disorders ; v. 18
Language acquisition & language disorders ; v. 18
Contents Investigating second language grammars : some conceptual and methodological issues in generative SLA research / Elaine C. Klein and Gita Martohardjono -- Common methodological issues in L1 and L2 research / Helen Smith Cairns -- Second language acquisition of the split CP structure / Philippe Prévost -- Activating AgriIOP in second language acquisition / Silvina A. Montrul -- Null subjects in non-native grammars : the Spanish L2 of Chinese, English, French, German, Japanese and Korean speakers / Juana M. Liceras, Lourdes Díaz and Denyse Maxwell -- Selectivity in the acquisition of complex NP islands / Ana Teresa Pérez-Leroux and Xiaoli Li -- Psych verbs in second language acquisition / Lydia White [and others] -- Just parsing through : notes on the state of L2 processing research today / Elaine C. Klein -- Processing strategies in second language acquisition : some preliminary results / Eva M. Fernández -- Language mixing and second language acquisition : some issues and perspectives / Tej K. Bhatia and William C. Ritchie -- Codeswitching, grammar, and sentence production : the problem of light verbs / William Ritchie and Tej K. Bhatia -- Multiple-specifiers and Wh-island effects in L2 acquisition : a preliminary study / Noriaki Yusa -- Losing the V2 constraint / Daniel Robertson and Antonella Sorace -- Learnability theory : triggers for parsing with / Janet Dean Fodor
Summary This volume is a collection of state-of-the-art papers in generative studies of second language (L2) acquisition bringing together an unusually broad range of interests and inquiry. Selected papers report on controlled experimental studies within specific areas of research investigating the development of L2 grammars; others formulate exciting new proposals for methodology and learnability in both first and second language acquisition. Following an introduction which argues for new research strategies that focus on the process of acquisition along with its product, the book is divided into two
Notes Papers presented at GASLA95 which was held May 1995, City University of New York
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Generative grammar -- Congresses.
Second language acquisition -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Klein, Elaine C.
Martohardjono, Gita, 1956-
GASLA95 (1995 : City University of New York)
LC no. 98027021
ISBN 1556197829 (alk. paper)
9027224854 (Eur.)
9027299145 (electronic bk.)
9781556197826 (alk. paper)
9789027224859 (Eur.)
9789027299147 (electronic bk.)