A vivid commentary on Jewish survival and Jewish speech communities that will be enjoyed by the general reader, and is essential reading for students and researchers interested in the study of Middle Eastern languages, Jewish studies, and sociolinguistics.
This volume, as a sequel to Fossilization in Adult Second Language
Acquisition by Han (2004), brings together a collection of most recent
theoretical and empirical studies on fossilization, a classic problem of
second language acquisition. It covers a wide range of perspectives and
issues. The analyses discussed herein address key concerns of many second
language researchers and teachers with regard to just how far anyone can go
in learning a new language.