Age and the Acquisition of English as a Foreign Language

Edited by: María del Pilar García Mayo, María Luisa García Lecumberri

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Hardback
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ISBN:
9781853596391
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Publisher:
Multilingual Matters
Number of pages:
224
Dimensions:
210mm x 148mm
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This book provides an overview of current research on the age factor in foreign language learning, addressing issues, which are critical for language planning. It presents new research on foreign language learning within bilingual communities in formal instruction settings focussing on syntax, phonology, writing, oral skills and learning strategies.

María del Pilar García Mayo is Associate Professor of English linguistics at the University of the Basque Country (Spain). Her research interests include the acquisition of second language syntax both from a generative and an interactionist perspective. 

María Luisa García Lecumberri is Associate Professor of  English phonetics at the University of the Basque Country (Spain). Her research interests are intonation in English and Spanish and the acquisition of  English by foreign learners.

Postgraduate, Research / Professional
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