Generative SLA in the Age of Minimalism

Features, interfaces, and beyond

Selected proceedings of the 15th Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition Conference

ORCID logoTania Leal | University of Arizona
Elena Shimanskaya | University of Nevada, Reno
Casilde A. Isabelli | University of Nevada, Reno
ISBN 9789027211446 | EUR 99.00 | USD 149.00
ISBN 9789027257567 | EUR 99.00 | USD 149.00
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This volume brings together empirical studies and keynote addresses presented at the 15th Generative Approaches to Second Language Acquisition conference hosted by the University of Nevada, Reno in 2019. The studies selected for the volume reflect how the latest developments in generative syntactic theory and psycholinguistic methodologies have impacted second language acquisition research in the last decade, from the linguistic properties under investigation and L1-L2/Ln language pairings down to the specific research questions in each study. The minimalist view of language architecture is at the center of studies investigating L2 acquisition of raising, scope, definiteness, phonological representations, and interlanguage transfer. The volume also showcases the latest research on interface phenomena, language processing, and working memory. Studies analyze data collected with a variety of L2 populations from adult foreign language learners to adolescent L3 learners and heritage speakers.
[Language Acquisition and Language Disorders, 67] 2022.  vii, 318 pp.
Publishing status: Available
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Main BIC Subject

CFDC: Language acquisition

Main BISAC Subject

LAN009060: LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Syntax
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U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  2022019210