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Title: EUROSLA Yearbook 2003
Edited By: Susan H. Foster-Cohen
Simona Pekarek Doehler
URL: http://www.benjamins.nl/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=EUROSLA_3
Series Title: EUROSLA Yearbook 3
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Table of contents

Introduction
Susan H. Foster-Cohen and Simona Pekarek Doehler
Acknowledgements
Articles
On the existence of scrambling in the grammar of Japanese elementary EFL learners
Yoichi Miyamoto and Yuka Iijima
The interpretation of pronouns by Japanese Learners of English
Myoko Ito
L2 root infinitives uprooted and revisited
Elena Gavruseva
Unlearning V2: Transfer, markedness, and the importance of input cues in the acquisition of word order in English by Norwegian children
Marit R. Westergaard
Long-term effects of an earlier start: An analysis of EFL written production
Teresa Navés, Maria Rosa Torras and M. Luz Celaya
Towards a characterisation of saliency on first exposure to a second language
Rebekah Rast and Jean-Yves Dommergues
Native-like attainment in L2 syntax
Sonja van Boxtel, Theo Bongaerts and Peter-Arno Coppen
Linguistic structure and information organisation: The case of very advanced learners
Christiane von Stutterheim
Producing and learning to produce utterances in social interaction
Ulrich Dausendschön-Gay
Tearing us apart again: The paradigm wars and the search for validity
Tim McNamara

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Language Acquisition
Bi- & Multilingualism
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