LINGUIST List 4.101

Mon 15 Feb 1993

Books: Language acquisition, bilingualism

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Eckman, Fred (ed.) CONFLUENCE. LINGUISTCS, L2 ACQUISITION & SPEECH PATHOLOGY
 1993 xv, 261 pp. Cloth. ISBN: 1 55619 237 1 $69.00
 John Benjamins
>internet:70461.1236compuserve.com Language Acquisition
In April of 1989, a symposium on the interaction of linguistics, second
language acquisition and speech-language pathology was held on the campus of
the University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee. This volume represents a subset of the
papers presented at that symposium.



Wray, Alison THE FOCUSING HYPOTHESIS
 1992 xiv, 201 pp. + index Cloth: 1 55619 389 0 $58.00
 John Benjamins
>internet:70461.1236compuserve.com Language Acquisition
Proposes that the left hemisphere teaches patterns to the right. The right
then handles routine language processing, while the left deals with ideas and
complicated or unexpected structures.


BILINGUALISM

Dopke, Susanne ONE PARENT- ONE LANGUAGE.
 1992 xviii, 213 pp. Cloth. ISBN: 1 55619 346 7
 $55.00
 John Benjamins Paper. ISBN: 1 55619 535 4 $24.95
>internet:70461.1236compuserve.com Child Language Acquisition
Examines the discrepancy between children who do acquire two languages as a
matter of course on being exposed to them, and children in similar situations
who never progress past a limited amount of actively used words and a set
number of rehearsed phrases in the minority language.
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