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A History of the Irish Language: From the Norman Invasion to Independence

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The Cambridge Handbook of Pragmatics

Edited By Keith Allan and Kasia M. Jaszczolt

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Title: The Acquisition of Temporality in a Second Language
Written By: Rainer Dietrich
Wolfgang Klein
Colette Noyau
Series Title: Studies in Bilingualism, 7
Description:

This is the second volume in the Studies in Bilingualism series to present results from the European Science Foundation's project 'Second language acquisition by adult immigrants'. It deals specifically with the acquisition of temporality in five European languages: Dutch, English, French, German and Swedish, providing a detailed account of how adult learners who have little or no exposure to classroom teaching, express temporality at any given stage of the acquisition process, how they proceed from one stage to the next, and what factors determine both their progress and their final levels of proficiency.

Publication Year: 1996
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Psycholinguistics
Subject Language(s): Dutch
English
French
German
Swedish
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ISBN: 1556195370
ISBN-13: 9781556195372
Pages: 288
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ISBN: 9027241090
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Pages: 288
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