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Title: Second Language Acquisition and the Critical Period Hypothesis
Edited By: David P. Birdsong
URL: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415745086/
Series Title: Second Language Acquisition Research Series
Description:

NEW IN PAPERBACK: Second Language Acquisition and the Critical Period Hypothesis is the only book on the market to provide a diverse collection of perspectives, from experienced researchers, on the role of the Critical Period Hypothesis in second language acquisition. It is widely believed that age effects in both first and second language acquisition are developmental in nature, with native levels of attainment in both to be though possible only if learning began before the closure of a "window of opportunity" – a critical or sensitive period.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780415745086
Pages: 204
Prices: U.K. £ 29.99

 
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780805830842
Pages: 204
Prices: U.K. £ 85.00