ERIC Number: ED465277
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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The Past, Present, and Future of Second Language Research: Selected Proceedings of the 2000 Second Language Research Forum (Madison, Wisconsin, September 7-10, 2000).
Bonch-Bruevich, Xenia, Ed.; Crawford, William J., Ed.; Hellermann, John, Ed.; Higgins, Christina, Ed.; Nguyen, Hanh, Ed.
This book presents 16 peer-reviewed papers from a 2000 conference on second language research. Part 1, "Formal Investigations of SLA," includes "L2 Acquisition of English Liquids: Evidence for Production Independent from Perception" (Laura Catharine Smith); "Is L2 Learning the Same as L1 Learning? Learning L2 Phonology in Optimality Theory" (Kimberly A.B. Swanson); "Japanese Learners' Acquisition of English Motion Verbs with Locational/Directional PPs" (Shunji Inagaki); "The Initial State of L3A: Full Transfer and Failed Features?" (Yan-kit Ingrid Leung); and "L1-Russian Children Learning English: Tense and Overgeneration of Be" (Tania Ionin and Ken Wexler). Part 2, "Cognitive Accounts of SLA," includes "Against Isolationism: Cognitive Perspectives on Second Language Research" (Ellen Bialystok); "L1 Attrition of Verbal Morphology in Bilingual Children and Adults" (Agnes Bolonyai and Lida Dutkova-Cope); "Translation-Equivalent Priming and Second-Language Proficiency" (Mira Goral, Loraine K. Obler, Elaine C. Klein, and Martin R. Gitterman); and "The Role of Working Memory in Language Aptitude" (Yuki Yoshimura). Part 3, "SLA in the Classroom," includes "Non-Participation, Imagined Communities, and the Language Classroom" (Bonny Norton); "Learner Investment in Second Language Writing" (Paul D. Russell and Jean Yoo); "Recasts and Learner Uptake in Japanese Classroom Discourse" (Mariko Moroishi); "Corrective Feedback, Learner Uptake, and Teacher Beliefs: A Pilot Study" (Ana Oskoz and Judith E. Liskin-Gasparro); and "Corrective Feedback in Second-Language Acquisition: Towards an Integrated Model" (Tony E. Macheak). Part 4, "Methodological Issues," includes "Triangulation in Qualitative SLA Research on Interlanguage Pragmatics" (Margaret A. DuFon) and "Linguistic Simplification: Past, Present and Future Links to Second Language Acquisition" (Kimberly L. Geeslin). (Papers contain references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Cognitive Psychology, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Feedback, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Language Aptitude, Language Proficiency, Language Research, Memory, Morphology (Languages), Phonology, Research Methodology, Second Language Learning, Student Participation, Teacher Attitudes, Translation, Verbs, Writing Skills
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Identifiers - Location: Japan