The Cambridge Handbook of Second Language Acquisition

Editors: Herschensohn, Julia and Young-Scholten, Martha
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-10-700771-0
Category: Language & Literature - Linguistics
Image Count: 37
Book Status: Available
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This comprehensive handbook is an authoritative survey of second language acquisition (SLA). Its multi-perspective synopsis on recent developments in SLA research provides significant contributions by established experts and widely recognized younger talent.

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Table of Contents

  • About The Cambridge Handbook of Second Language Acquisition
  • List of figures
  • List of tables
  • List of Contributors
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction - Julia Herschensohn; Martha Young-Scholten
  • Part I Theory and practice
  • 1 Theories of language from a critical perspective - Jan Koster
  • 2 History of the study of second language acquisition - Margaret Thomas
  • 3 Theoretical approaches - Florence Myles
  • 4 Scope and research methodologies - Melinda Whong; Clare Wright
  • Part II Internal ingredients
  • 5 The role of the native language - Claire Foley; Suzanne Flynn
  • 6 Learning mechanisms and automatization - Richard Towell
  • 7 Generative approaches and the poverty of the stimulus - Bonnie D. Schwartz; Rex A. Sprouse
  • 8 Learner-internal psychological factors - Jean-Marc Dewaele
  • 9 Alphabetic literacy and adult SLA - Elaine Tarone; Kit Hansen; Martha Bigelow
  • Part III External ingredients
  • 10 Negotiated input and output / interaction - María del Pilar García Mayo; Eva Alcón Soler
  • 11 Second language identity construction - Elizabeth R. Miller; Ryuko Kubota
  • 12 Socialization - Georges Daniel Véronique
  • 13 Variation - Vera Regan
  • 14 Electronic interaction and resources - Astrid Ensslin; Cedric Krummes
  • Part IV Biological factors
  • 15 Age-related effects - Julia Herschensohn
  • 16 Childhood second language acquisition - Belma Haznedar; Elena Gavruseva
  • 17 Incomplete L1 acquisition - Silvina Montrul
  • 18 Third language acquisition - Jason Rothman; Jennifer Cabrelli Amaro; Kees de Bot
  • 19 Language processing - Alice Foucart; Cheryl Frenck-Mestre
  • 20 Affect and the brain - Andrea W. Mates; Anna Dina L. Joaquin
  • Part V Properties of interlanguage systems
  • 21 The lexicon - James Milton; Giovanna Donzelli
  • 22 Semantics - Laurent Dekydtspotter
  • 23 Discourse and pragmatics - Roumyana Slabakova
  • 24 Morphosyntax - Tania Ionin
  • 25 Phonology and speech - Ellen Broselow; Yoonjung Kang
  • Part VI Models of development
  • 26 Explaining change in transition grammars - Michael Sharwood Smith; John Truscott; Roger Hawkins
  • 27 Stagelike development and Organic Grammar - Anne Vainikka; Martha Young-Scholten
  • 28 Emergentism, connectionism and complexity - Randal Holme
  • 29 Input, input processing and focus on form - Joe Barcroft; Wynne Wong
  • 30 Sociocultural theory and the zone of proximal development - Amy Snyder Ohta
  • 31 Nativelike and non-nativelike attainment - Donna Lardiere
  • Appendix: Examples of structured input activities
  • Notes
  • Glossary
  • Selected references