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LINGUIST List 20.216

Fri Jan 23 2009

Books: Language Acquisition: Leung (Ed)

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        1.    Elinor Robertson, Third Language Acquisition and Universal Grammar: Leung (Ed)


Message 1: Third Language Acquisition and Universal Grammar: Leung (Ed)
Date: 21-Jan-2009
From: Elinor Robertson <marketingmultilingual-matters.com>
Subject: Third Language Acquisition and Universal Grammar: Leung (Ed)
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Title: Third Language Acquisition and Universal Grammar
Series Title: Second Language Acquisition
Published: 2009
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
                http://www.multilingual-matters.com/

Book URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?isb=9781847691316

Editor: Yan-kit Ingrid Leung
Hardback: ISBN: 1847691315 9781847691316 Pages: 232 Price: U.K. £ 59.95
Hardback: ISBN: 1847691315 9781847691316 Pages: 232 Price: U.S. $ 119.95
Abstract:

Third Language Acquisition and Universal Grammar contains nine chapters on
adult third language (L3) or multilingual acquisition from the Universal
Grammar (UG) perspective. A variety of languages other than English are
involved in the studies reported in the papers, including Cantonese
Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Mandarin Chinese,
Norwegian, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, and Thai, with acquisition cases
taking place in a number of different geographical locations, such as
Canada, Germany, Hong Kong, Norway, Taiwan, Thailand, the UK and the USA.
This volume will appeal to those studying L3 acquisition from a variety of
theoretical perspectives and should encourage scholarly exchange between
the fields of bi-/multilingualism and SLA.

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition

Written In: English (eng )

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