Fethi Mansouri

List of John Benjamins publications for which Fethi Mansouri plays a role.


Keßler, Jörg-U., Mathias Liebner and Fethi Mansouri 2011 TeachingStudying Processability Theory: An Introductory Textbook, Pienemann, Manfred and Jörg-U. Keßler (eds.), pp. 148–155 | Article
In this chapter one of the key components of Processability Theory for classroom applications is introduced: Teaching a foreign language is constrained by the PT hierarchy. This has been known as the “Teachability Hypothesis” introduced by Pienemann in 1984. This chapter summarizes the Teachability… read more
The project reported in this paper aims to test the concept of learner developmental readiness’ and its pedagogic effectiveness in the teaching of foreign language grammar. It focuses on the teaching of English as a second language (ESL) in a formal classroom context. The aim is to ascertain… read more
This paper concerns the emergence and development of agreement marking in Arabic interlanguage. It investigates the effect of competing structures (pragmatics, semantics and morphosyntax) on the development of Arabic subject-verb agreement morphology. It is hypothesised that Arabic Interlanguage… read more
The acquisition of complex grammatical structures of a non-cognate language has been reported to be a daunting task for adult learners (Samimy and Tabuse, 1992; Bailey, 1983; Kleimann, 1977). In the case of Arabic morphology, this task is reported to be difficult not only for foreign learners… read more