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Title Studies of fossilization in second language acquisition / edited by ZhaoHong Han and Terence Odlin
Published Clevedon ; Buffalo : Multilingual Matters, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 214 pages)
Series Second language acquisition ; 14
Second language acquisition (Clevedon, England) ; 14
Contents 1. Introduction / ZhaoHong Han and Terence Odlin -- 2. Researching fossilization and second language (L2) attrition : easy questions, difficult answers / Constancio Nakuma -- 3. Establishing ultimate attainment in a particular second language grammar / Donna Lardiere -- 4. Fossilization : can grammaticality judgment be a reliable source of evidence? / ZhaoHong Han -- 5. Fossilization in L2 and L3 / Terence Odlin, Rosa Alonso Alonso, and Cristina Alonso-Vázquez -- 6. Child second language acquisition and the fossilization puzzle / Usha Lakshmanan -- 7. Emergent fossilization / Brian MacWhinney -- 8. Fossilization, social context, and language play / Elaine Tarone -- 9. Why not fossilization / David Birdsong -- 10. Second language acquisition and the issue of fossilization : there is no end, and there is no state / Diane Larsen-Freeman
Summary This volume, as a sequel to 'Fossilization in Adult Second Language Acquisition' by Han (2004), brings together a collection of most recent theoretical and empirical studies on fossilization, a classic problem of second language acquisition. It covers a wide range of perspectives and issues
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Fossilization (Linguistics)
Second language acquisition.
Form Electronic book
Author Han, Zhaohong, 1962-
Odlin, Terence.
ISBN 1280568283
1853598372 (electronic bk.)
9781853598371 (electronic bk.)
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(paperback; alk. paper)
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