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Title Creole languages and language acquisition / [edited by] Herman Wekker
Published Berlin ; New York : De Gruyter Mouton, 2011


Description 1 online resource (vi, 205 pages)
Series Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs, 1861-4302 ; 86
Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs ; 86.
Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Introduction: Creole languages and language acquisition -- Part I Creolization as first-language acquisition -- Small steps or large leaps? Undergeneralization and overgeneralization in creole acquisition -- Creoles and the bankruptcy of current acquisition theory -- Comment on Bickerton's paper -- Ambient language and learner output in a creole environment -- Creole languages and parameter setting: A case study using Haitian Creole and the pro-drop parameter -- Part II Creolization as second-language acquisition -- Does creologeny really recapitulate ontogeny? -- The making of a language from a lexical point of view -- Creolization and the acquisition of English as a second language -- Part III Creolization as relexification -- The functional category "agreement" and creole genesis -- On the acquisition of nominal structures in the genesis of Haitian Creole
Notes Originally published in 1996
Online resource; title from cover (de Gruyter ReferenceGLobal, viewed November 19, 2011)
Subject Creole dialects -- Acquisition -- Congresses
Language acquisition -- Congresses
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General.
Language acquisition.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Wekker, Herman
ISBN 9783110143867