ERIC Number: ED200063
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
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New Dimensions in Second Language Acquisition Research.
Andersen, Roger W., Ed.
The following papers are included: (1) "Some Common Goals for Second and First Language Acquisition Research" by Kenji Hakuta; (2) "Research on the Measurement of Affective Variables: Some Remaining Questions" by John W. Oller, Jr.; (3) "The Effects of Neurological Age on Nonprimary Language Acquisition" by Thomas Scovel; (4) "Exceptions to Critical Period Predictions: A Sinister Plot" by Herbert W. Seliger; (5) "Some Evidence for the Integrity and Interaction of Two Knowledge Sources" by Ellen Bialystok; (6) "Hypnotism as a Tool in Second Language Research" by Russell N. Campbell and John H. Schumann; (7) "Input from the Inside: The Role of a Child's Prior Linguistic Experience in Second Language Learning" by Deborah Keller-Cohen; (8) "Target Language Use in the Wider Environment as a Factor in Its Acquisition" by Merrill Swain; (9) "Language Spread as a Perspective for the Study of Second Language Acquisition" by Robert L. Cooper; (10) "Formal Simplicity and Functional Simplification in Second Language Acquisition" by S. P. Corder; (11) "Form and Function in Second Language Learning: An Example from Singapore" by Jack C. Richards; and (12) "Two Perspectives on Pidginization as Second Language Acquisition" by Roger W. Andersen. Discussions follow several of the papers. (JB)
Descriptors: Affective Measures, Chronological Age, Code Switching (Language), Epistemology, Experiential Learning, Hypnosis, Language Processing, Language Research, Language Usage, Neurolinguistics, Pidgins, Prior Learning, Regional Dialects, Second Language Learning
Newbury House Publishers, Inc., Rowley, MA 01969 ($14.95).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
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Identifiers: Critical Period (Language Learning); Lingua Francas; Singapore
Note: Proceedings of the Colloquium on Research on the Acquisition and Use of a Second Language Under Different Circumstances: Social, Situational, Neurological, and Psychological Factors, TESOL Conference (13th, Boston, MA, February 27-28, 1979).