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Title: Language Acquisition
Subtitle: The Age Factor
Written By: David M. Singleton
Lisa Ryan
URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/multi/display.asp?isb=1853597570
Series Title: Second Language Acquisition
Description:

This book examines the evidence relative to the idea that there is an age factor in first and second language acquisition, evidence that has sources ranging from studies of feral children to evaluations of language programmes in primary schools. It goes on to explore the various explanations that have been advanced to account for such evidence. Finally, it looks at the educational ramifications of the age question, with particular regard to formal second language teaching in the early school years and in ‘third age’ contexts.

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1853597589
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 288
Prices: U.S. $ 89.95
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1853597570
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 288
Prices: U.K. £ 19.95
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