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Author Towell, Richard.

Title Approaches to second language acquisition / Richard Towell and Roger Hawkins
Published Clevedon, Avon, England ; Philadelphia : Multilingual Matters, [1994]
©1994

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Description vii, 280 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents 1. The Observable Phenomena of Second Language Acquisition -- 2. Early Linguistic Approaches to Explaining the Observable Phenomena of Second Language Acquisition -- 3. Sociolinguistic Approaches to Explaining the Observable Phenomena of Second Language Acquisition -- 4. Cognitive Approaches to Explaining the Observable Phenomena of Second Language Acquisition -- 5. The Approach to Second Language Acquisition Based on Universal Grammar -- 6. Parametric Variation and Transfer in Second Language Acquisition -- 7. Parametric Variation and Incompleteness in Second Language Acquisition -- 8. Parametric Variation, Staged Development and Cross-learner Systematicity in Second Language Acquisition -- 9. Parametric Variation, Variability and the Limits of the Explanatory Power of Universal Grammar in Second Language Acquisition -- 10. Explanations of Variability -- 11. Hypothesis Creation and Revision -- 12. The Development of Language Processing -- 13. Approaches to Learner Strategies -- 14. Towards a Model of Second Language Acquisition
Analysis Language Learning
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-276) and index
Subject Second language acquisition -- Methodology.
Sociolinguistics.
Variability (Psychometrics)
Author Hawkins, Roger (Roger D.)
LC no. 93050615
ISBN 185359234X (paperback)
1853592358 (hbk.)