LINGUIST List 8.475

Mon Apr 7 1997

Sum: L2 effects on L1

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  1. yuichi Todaka, summary: L2 effects on L1

Message 1: summary: L2 effects on L1

Date: Mon, 7 Apr 1997 07:56:16 +0900
From: yuichi Todaka <>
Subject: summary: L2 effects on L1

Dear Linguists,
A couple weeks ago I asked you linguists a query about the effects of
L2 on L1. I've received several responses so far, and some of them
asked me to post the summary.

This is the summary of responses that I have received so far:

(1) language attrition studies
Bernard Spolsky Department of English and
Language Policy Research Center Bar-Ilan University, 52 900 Ramat-Gan,
Israel Phone 972-3-531-8125, -8236; Fax 972-3-535-4062

(2) by Shoshana Blum-Kulka and Hadass Sheffer, The Metapragmatic
Discourse of American-Israeli Families at Dinner, in Gabriele Kasper
and Shoshana Blum-Kulka (eds.) *Interlanguage Pragmatics* published in
1993 by Oxford University Press.

(3) Kecskes, I. and T. Papp. 1995. The Linguistic Effect of Foreign
Language Learning on the Development of Mother Tongue Skills. In
Haggstrom, M.A., Morgan, L.Z. and J.A. Wieczorek (eds.) The Foreign
Language Classroom. Bridging Theory and Practice. New York/London:
Garland Publishers. pp. 165-183.

(4) MA thesis (by Marjo Phillips) at Ball State University can be
obtained through the Ball State University Library

(5) James Emile Flege and his colleagues. 199? two recent papers in
"Journal of Phonetics" which deal with native speakers of Spanish
learning English and the effect that has on SPANISH VOT values
(article titles not known).

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There are two other articles on the topic:

(1) by Susan Meredith Burt (Univ. of Wisconsin Oshkosh)

(2) by Z.S. Bond

You should contact them direct if you'd like a copy.

Thank you very much for your cooperation!!

Yuichi Todaka
Miyazaki Municipal University
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