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LINGUIST List 24.348

Sun Jan 20 2013

Books: Third Language Acquisition in Adulthood: Cabrelli Amaro, Flynn, Rothman (Eds)

Editor for this issue: Rebekah McClure <rebekahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 08-Jan-2013
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Third Language Acquisition in Adulthood: Cabrelli Amaro, Flynn, Rothman (Eds)
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Title: Third Language Acquisition in Adulthood
Series Title: Studies in Bilingualism
Published: 2012
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://benjamins.com/catalog/sibil.46

Editor: Jennifer Cabrelli Amaro
Editor: Suzanne Flynn
Editor: Jason Rothman
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027273031 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 135.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027273031 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 90.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027273031 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 76.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027241870 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 95.40
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027241870 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 90.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027241870 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 135.00
Abstract:

In recent years, researchers have acknowledged that the study of third language acquisition cannot simply be viewed as an extension of the study of bilingualism, and the present volume’s authors agree that a point of departure that embraces the unique properties that differentiate L2 acquisition from L3/Ln acquisition is essential. From linguistic, sociological, psychological, educational and cognitive viewpoints, it has become increasingly apparent that the study of L3/Ln acquisition can provide new evidence to help resolve ongoing debates in these areas of study. This volume uniquely provides a wide-ranging overview of current trends in the study of adult additive multilingualism from formal, psycholinguistic and sociolinguistic perspectives, adding new insights into adult multilingual epistemology. This collection includes critical reviews of L3/Ln morphosyntax, phonology, and the lexicon, as well as individual studies with unique language pairings including Romance, Germanic, Slavic, and Asian languages.

Linguistic Field(s): Bi- & Multilingualism
                            Language Acquisition
                            Psycholinguistics

Written In: English (eng)

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