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ERIC Number: EJ116075
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1974
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Prefabricated Patterns and the Emergence of Structure in Second Language Acquisition
Hakuta, Kenji
Language Learning, 24, 2, 287-297, Dec 74
This study of the speech of a five-year-old Japanese girl learning English focused on the use of prefabricated routines where items are memorized as wholes. The forms of the copula, "do you" questions and embedded "how to" questions were examined. (AG)
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