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The Acquisition of Heritage Languages

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"This work centres on the grammatical development of the heritage language and the language learning trajectory of heritage speakers, synthesizing recent experimental research."


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Title: How Languages Are Learned
Written By: Patsy M. Lightbown
Nina Spada
Series Title: Oxford Handbooks for Language Teachers S.
Description:

This thoroughly updated new edition of the award-winning book presents the
main theories of language acquisition, and considers their bearing on
language teaching. It also discusses the effects of factors such as
intelligence, personality, and age on language learning.

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
Language Acquisition
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0194422240
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 252
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