ERIC Number: ED465276
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Publication Date: 2000
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Spanish Applied Linguistics at the Turn of the Millennium. Papers from the Conference on the L1 & L2 Acquisition of Spanish and Portuguese (Washington, DC, October 8-10, 1999).
Leow, Ronald P., Ed.; Sanz, Cristina, Ed.
This collection of conference papers begins with "Introduction" (Ronald P. Leow and Cristina Sanz), then presents five sections. Section 1, "Morphosyntax," includes "Preterit and Imperfect in Spanish: The Early Stages of Development" (Joaquim Camps); "The Relationship between Syntactic and Morphological Abilities in Advanced FL Learners of Spanish" (Joseph Collentine); "Verbal Morphology in Early Spanish" (Pilar Duran); "A New Approach to the Study of the SLA of Copula Choice" (Kimberly L. Geeslin); "N-Drop and Determiners in Native and Non-Native Spanish: More on the Role of Morphology in the Acquisition of Syntactic Knowledge" (Juana M. Liceras, Lourdes Diaz, and Caroline Mongeon); and "Causative Psych Verbs in Spanish L2 Acquisition" (Silvina Montrul). Section 2, "Reading," includes "Comprehending Subject-Object Relations While Processing Object Pronouns in Written Input" (James F. Lee) and "An Investigation into the Relationship between L2 Reading Anxiety and L2 Reading Comprehension, and Self-Reported Level of Comprehension, Topic Familiarity, Features of a L2 Text and Reading Ability in the L1 and L2" (Dolly Jesusita Young). Section 3, "Bilingualism," includes "Estructuras Subordinades en Ninos Monolingues y Bilingues Vasco-Espanoles" (Andoni Barrena) and "Code-Switching and Minority Language Attrition" (Almeida Jacqueline Toribio). Section 4, "Phonology," presents "Language Experience and the Perception of Stop Consonant Voicing in Spanish: The Case of Late English-Spanish Bilinguals" (Mary L. Zampini, Connie M. Clarke, and Kerry P. Green). Section 5,"Writing," presents "Narrative Competence in Spanish as L2 among College Students" (Arnulfo G. Ramirez). (SM)
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Bilingualism, Code Switching (Language), Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Language Minorities, Language Skill Attrition, Morphology (Languages), Phonology, Reading Comprehension, Reading Skills, Second Language Learning, Spanish, Syntax, Writing Skills
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