Age and the acquisition of English as a foreign language
Multilingual Matters, 2003 - Foreign Language Study - 209 pages
"This book provides an overview of current research on the age factor in foreign language learning, addressing issues, which are critical for language planning. It presents new research on foreign language learning within bilingual communities in formal instruction settings focussing on syntax, phonology, writing, oral skills and learning strategies. "
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Phonological Acquisition in Multilingualism
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Acquisition of Second-Language adult age factor age groups analysis Applied Linguistics Basque Autonomous Community Basque Country Bialystok bilingual Birdsong Bongaerts Celaya Cenoz Clevedon cloze code-switching cognitive consonant context Critical Period Hypothesis different ages Erlbaum errors evidence exposure Factor in Second Flege foreign accent foreign language Garcia Lecumberri grammar grammaticality judgements grammaticality-judgement guage influence interaction interlanguage interview Ioup James eds Journal Krashen L1 and L2 L2 acquisition L2 learners L2 learning Lasagabaster learning English Leather lexical listening comprehension markedness motivation Multilingual Matters Munoz native speakers native-like Newbury House older learners perception phonetic phonological primary school proficiency pronunciation Psycholinguistic scores Second Language Acquisition Second-Language Speech sentences Singleton skills Sounds 97 Spanish Speech Perception stage starters starting age structure Studies in Second subjects Table third language tion ultimate attainment ungrammatical Universal Grammar University of Klagenfurt vowel words writing written production younger learners