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Title: Proceedings of the 11th Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition Conference (GASLA 2011)
Edited By: Julia Rogers Herschensohn
Darren Scott Tanner
URL: http://www.lingref.com/cpp/gasla/11/index.html
Series Title: Cascadilla Proceedings Project
Description:

This volume contains 16 papers selected from the 37 presented at the eleventh
conference on Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition (GASLA
2011), which took place from March 25-27, 2011 at the University of Washington
(UW) in Seattle. The papers include Heather Goad's keynote speech.


The complete table of contents is available at
http://www.lingref.com/cpp/gasla/11/index.html along with abstracts and the
complete papers in PDF format.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Cascadilla Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
Language Acquisition
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781574734454
Pages: 170
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