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Title: Selected Proceedings of the 7th Conference on the Acquisition of Spanish and Portuguese as First and Second Languages
Edited By: Carol A. Klee
Timothy L Face
Series Title: Cascadilla Proceedings Project

This volume contains 15 papers selected from the 7th Conference on the
Acquisition of Spanish and Portuguese as First and Second Languages, which
was held at the University of Minnesota in 2004. The papers discuss how
children and adults learn Spanish and Portuguese, examining acquisition and
development in the areas of phonology, morphology, syntax, and writing. The
proceedings also includes several papers examining ser and estar, and a
plenary paper by Barbara Lafford comparing study abroad and classroom
learning of Spanish as a second language. The complete table of contents is
available at
along with abstracts and the actual papers in PDF format.

This volume has been published by Cascadilla Proceedings Project, an
imprint of Cascadilla Press. Proceedings from Cascadilla Proceedings
Project are published in library binding. There is also free web access to
all of the papers in the proceedings through our web site at

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Cascadilla Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): Portuguese
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1574734091
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 194
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