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ERIC Number: EJ164489
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Publication Date: 1977
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Avoidance Behavior in Adult Second Language Acquisition
Kleinmann, Howard H.
Language Learning, 27, 1, 93-107, Jun 77
A study was designed to ascertain whether syntactic avoidance behavior could be demonstrated for two groups of ESL learners (native speakers of Arabic and of Spanish and Portuguese) in accordance with contrastive analysis difficulty predictions. An avoidance pattern was found in accordance with such predictions. (CHK)
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