Age and the Acquisition of English as a Foreign Language Edited by: María del Pilar García Mayo, María Luisa García Lecumberri

Format:
Paperback - 224 pages
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ISBN:
9781853596384
Published:
21 May 2003
Series:
Second Language Acquisition
Publisher:
Multilingual Matters
Dimensions:
210 x 148
Availability:
Available

Summary

This book provides an overview of current research on the age factor in foreign language learning, addressing issues, which are critical for language planning. It presents new research on foreign language learning within bilingual communities in formal instruction settings focussing on syntax, phonology, writing, oral skills and learning strategies.

Author Biography:

María del Pilar García Mayo is Associate Professor of English linguistics at the University of the Basque Country (Spain). Her research interests include the acquisition of second language syntax both from a generative and an interactionist perspective. 

María Luisa García Lecumberri is Associate Professor of  English phonetics at the University of the Basque Country (Spain). Her research interests are intonation in English and Spanish and the acquisition of  English by foreign learners.

Readership Level:

Postgraduate, Research / Professional


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