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  1. The Development of Language Processing Strategies

    A Cross-linguistic Study Between Japanese and English

    By Reiko Mazuka

    Ever since the notion of explanatory adequacy was promoted by Chomsky in his 1965 Aspects, linguists and psycholinguists have been in pursuit of a psychologically valid theory of grammar. To be explanatorily adequate, a theory of grammar can not only describe the general characteristics of a...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Reading Chinese Script

    A Cognitive Analysis

    Edited by Jian Wang, Hsuan-Chih Chen, Ralph Radach, Albrecht Inhoff

    This volume uses unique properties of Chinese script to focus on morphological analyses during the character and word recognition process, though some of the reported work also pertains to the use of phonological information. In addition, this volume contains work on syntactic and pragmatic...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Foreign Language Learning

    Psycholinguistic Studies on Training and Retention

    Edited by Alice F. Healy, Lyle E. Bourne, Jr.

    Based on a research project funded by the Army Research Institute, Foreign Language Learning reports original empirical and theoretical research on foreign language acquisition and makes recommendations about applications to foreign language instruction. The ultimate goal of this project was to...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Teaching and Learning English in the Arabic-Speaking World

    Edited by Kathleen M. Bailey, Ryan M. Damerow

    Series: Global Research on Teaching and Learning English

    Co-published with The International Research Foundation for English Language Education (TIRF) An important contribution to the emerging body of research-based knowledge about teaching English to native speakers of Arabic, this volume presents empirical studies carried out in Egypt, Lebanon, Oman,...

    Published February 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Crosslinguistic Perspectives on Argument Structure

    Implications for Learnability

    Edited by Melissa Bowerman, Penelope Brown

    This book offers a unique interdisciplinary perspective on argument structure and its role in language acquisition. Drawing on a broad range of crosslinguistic data, this volume shows that languages are much more diverse in their argument structure properties than has been realized. The volume is...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Research Methods in Second Language Psycholinguistics

    By Jill Jegerski, Bill VanPatten

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    Addressing a rapidly growing interest in second language research, this hands-on text provides students and researchers with the means to understand and use current methods in psycholinguistics. With a focus on the actual methods, designs, and techniques used in psycholinguistics research as they...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Second Language Acquisition and the Critical Period Hypothesis

    Edited by David Birdsong

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    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...

    Published December 15th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Peer Interaction and Second Language Learning

    By Jenefer Philp, Rebecca Adams, Noriko Iwashita

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    Peer Interaction and Second Language Learning synthesizes the existing body of research on the role of peer interaction in second language learning in one comprehensive volume. In spite of the many hours that language learners spend interacting with peers in the classroom, there is a tendency to...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Foreign Accent

    The Ontogeny and Phylogeny of Second Language Phonology

    By Roy C. Major

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    Even though second-language learners may master the grammar and vocabulary of the new languages, they almost never achieve a native phonology (accent). Scholars and professionals dealing with second-language learners would agree that this is one of the most persistent challenges they face. Now,...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Bilingualism and Language Disability (PLE: Psycholinguistics)

    Assessment and Remediation

    Edited by Nick Miller

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Psycholinguistics

    Society is becoming increasingly multi-lingual and this presents monolingual professionals, particularly those in special education and speech pathology, with severe problems. Is the language delay in a child from a bilingual environment a result of this background or is there a specific speech...

    Published August 20th 2013 by Psychology Press