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Author Hansen Edwards, Jette G

Title Acquiring a Non-Native Phonology : Linguistic Constraints and Social Barriers
Published London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2006


Description 1 online resource (204 pages)
Contents 1 Introduction; 2 Investigating L2 Phonology; 3 Researching the Nguyen Family; 4 Acquiring a Non-native Syllable Structure; 5 Linguistic and Task Constraints; 6 Social Barriers; 7 A Unified Approach; 8 Conclusions; References; Appendices; Indexes; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Summary This is a study of the phonological development of a family of L2 English learners. It is the first full-length book that focuses on a tightly-knit group of learners'' acquisition of phonology over a longitudinal timeframe, and the first book to study both social and linguistic factors across that time period. Jette G. Hansen analyses this data gathered from actual language learners in the light of recent theory, as well as challenging aspects of current thinking on the subject of second language acquisition. Acquiring a Non-Native Phonology therefore makes an important and original contributi
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Subject Second language acquisition -- Case studies
Second language acquisition -- Sex differences -- Case studies
English language -- Acquisition -- Case studies
English language -- Phonology -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers -- Case studies
English language -- Acquisition
Second language acquisition
Genre/Form Case studies
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781441140586