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Author Sanz, Cristina

Title Implicit and Explicit Language Learning : Conditions, Processes, and Knowledge in SLA and Bilingualism
Published Washington : Georgetown University Press, 2011


Description 1 online resource (242 pages)
Series Georgetown University Round Table on Languages & Linguistics
Georgetown University Round Table on Languages & Linguistics
Contents Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; PART I: THEORY; 2. Stubborn Syntax: How It Resists Explicit Teaching and Learning; 3. An Epitaph for Grammar: An Abridged History; 4. Implicit and Explicit SLA and Their Interface; 5. How Analysis and Control Lead to Advantages and Disadvantages in Bilingual Processing; PART II: METHODOLOGICAL ISSUES AND EMPIRICAL RESEARCH ON AWARENESS, PEDAGOGICAL CONTEXTS, AND INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES IN SLA; 6. Getting a Grip on the Slippery Construct of Awareness: Toward a Finer-Grained Methodological Perspective
7. Aging, Pedagogical Conditions, and Differential Success in SLA: An Empirical Study8. Effects of Feedback Timing in SLA: A Computer-Assisted Study on the Spanish Subjunctive; 9. Working Memory Predicts the Acquisition of Explicit L2 Knowledge; 10. The Effects of Formal Instruction and Study Abroad Contexts on Foreign Language Development: The SALA Project; 11. Input Processing Principles: A Contribution from First-Exposure Data; PART III: EMPIRICAL RESEARCH ON L2 PHONOLOGY; 12. What Is Implicit and What Is Explicit in L2 Speech? Findings from an Oral Corpus
13. Explicit Training and Implicit Learning of L2 Phonemic ContrastsPART IV: EMPIRICAL STUDIES ON KEY ISSUES IN BILINGUALISM: AGING, THIRD LANGUAGE ACQUISITION, AND LANGUAGE SEPARATION; 14. English Speakers' Perception of Spanish Vowels: Evidence for Multiple-Category Assimilation; 15. Early Phonological Acquisition in a Set of English-Spanish Bilingual Twins; 16. Language Learning Strategies in Adult L3 Acquisition: Relationship between L3 Development, Strategy Use, L2 Levels, and Gender; 17. Effects of Bilingualism on Inhibitory Control in Elderly Brazilian Bilinguals
Summary Over the last several decades, neuroscientists, cognitive psychologists, and psycholinguists have investigated the implicit and explicit continuum in language development and use from theoretical, empirical, and methodological perspectives. This book addresses these perspectives in an effort to build connections among them and to draw pedagogical implications when possible. The volume includes an examination of the psychological and neurological processes of implicit and explicit learning, what aspects of language learning can be affected by explicit learning, and the effects of bilingualism o
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes English
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Subject Second language acquisition -- Study and teaching
Language and languages -- Study and teaching.
Bilingual education.
Contrastive linguistics.
Higher education.
Language acquisition.
Language maintenance.
Second language learning.
Second language programs.
Teaching language.
Postsecondary education.
17.43 second language acquisition.
Language and languages -- Study and teaching
Second language acquisition -- Study and teaching
Second language acquisition.
Andraspråksinlärning -- studier och undervisning.
Form Electronic book
Author Leow, Ronald P
LC no. 2010036730
ISBN 9781589017535