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An introduction to linguistic theory and language acquisition

by Stephen Crain

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Published by Blackwell Publishers in Malden, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language acquisition.,
  • Grammar, Comparative and general.,
  • Psycholinguistics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [408]-415) and index.

    StatementStephen Crain and Diane Lillo-Martin.
    SeriesBlackwell textbooks in linguistics ;, 15
    ContributionsLillo-Martin, Diane C. 1959-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP118 .C6747 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 424 p. ;
    Number of Pages424
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL372749M
    ISBN 100631195351, 063119536X
    LC Control Number98034401

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    The second edition of Theories in Second Language Acquisition seeks to build on the strengths of the first edition by surveying the major theories currently used in second language acquisition volume is an ideal introductory text for undergraduate and graduate students in SLA and language teaching. Each chapter focuses on a single theory, written by a leading scholar in the field. "It is perfect not just for courses in language acquisition, but more generally as an introduction to language for anyone interested in a psychological perspective. It presents generative grammar as a psychological model in a way that is both deep and easy for the student to understand.". Linguistics: An Introduction to Linguistic Theory is a textbook, written for introductory courses in linguistic theory for undergraduate linguistics majors and first-year graduate students, by twelve major figures in the field, each bringing their expertise to one of the core areas of the field - morphology, syntax, semantics, phonetics, phonology, and language4/5. Chomsky concluded that children must have an inborn faculty for language acquisition. According to this theory, the process is biologically determined - the human species has evolved a brain whose neural circuits contain linguistic information at birth. The child's natural predisposition to learn language is triggered by hearing speech and the.

    Introduction. First language acquisition—the study of how children acquire their first language(s)—is the branch of psycholinguistics that deals with the process of acquisition. This field is variously called “first language acquisition,” “language acquisition,” or “language development.”. Introduction: The Relationship of Theory to Practice The purpose of this book is to take a new look at an old question: the relationship between second language teaching practice and what is known about the process of second language acquisition. The usual way to do this is Cited by: Linguistics an introduction to linguistic theory fromkin pdf, Fromkin Victoria A. et al. (eds.) Linguistics: An Introduction to Linguistic Theory. Файл формата pdf; размером 13,18 МБ. Добавлен. Get this from a library! Linguistics: an introduction to linguistic theory. [Victoria Fromkin;] -- This textbook has been written for introductory courses in linguistic/ The existence of a theoretical Language Acquisition Device solves the chicken-egg problem of how children with no understanding of and only a very limited exposure to language, can learn to speak just by listening to language. Chomsky’s theory was revolutionary in large part because it was testable, and researchers at the professor’s.


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