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Title: Age, Accent and Experience in Second Language Acquisition
Subtitle: An Integrated Approach to Critical Period Inquiry
Written By: Alene Moyer
Series Title: Second Language Acquisition

This work critically addresses the age debate in second language acquisition studies, presenting an in-depth study of factors that predict foreign accent. uantitative and qualitative analyses confirm that cognitive, social, and psychological factors contribute to attainment, and that biological influences must therefore be considered alongside these essential aspects of learner experience.

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 185359718X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 176
Prices: U.S. $ 99.95

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1853597171
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 176
Prices: U.S. $ 31.95