The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.
The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin
Spanish Applied Linguistics at the Turn of the Millennium
Papers from the 1999 Conference on the L1 & L2 Acquisition of Spanish and Portuguese
The 12 papers in this volume were selected from those presented at the 1999 Conference on the L1 & L2 Acquisition of Spanish and Portuguese held at Georgetown University in October 1999. The papers are divided into sections on bilingualism, reading, writing, phonology, and morphosyntax. The book includes an introduction by the volume editors, and shows a range of current research being conducted in Spanish applied linguistics.