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Author Moyer, Alene, 1961-

Title Age, accent, and experience in second language acquisition : an integrated approach to critical period inquiry / Alene Moyer
Published Clevedon [U.K.] ; Buffalo : Multilingual Matters, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 179 pages) : illustrations
Series Second language acquisition ; 7
Second language acquisition (Clevedon, England) ; 7
Contents 1. Contextualizing critical period inquiry -- 2. Accounting for universal and individual factors in ultimate attainment: focus on phonology -- 3. Verifying the relative strength of maturation, L2 experience and psychological orientation: the quantitative findings -- 4. Understanding identity, intention, and opportunities for L2 contact: the qualitative findings -- 5. Conclusions and proposals for future research
Summary This work critically addresses the age debate in second language acquisition studies, presenting an in-depth study of factors that predict foreign accent
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-174) and index
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Subject Child development.
Second language acquisition.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1853597171 (paperback)
185359718X (hbk.)
1853597198 (electronic bk.)
9781853597176 (paperback)
9781853597183 (hbk.)
9781853597190 (electronic bk.)