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ERIC Number: EJ302906
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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A Review of Interlanguage Syntax: Language Transfer and Language Universals.
Gass, Susan
Language Learning, v34 n2 p115-31 Jun 1984
Reviews literature on language transfer and language universals. Defines language universals as those linguistic elements which are common to all languages. Discusses language transfer and language universals as interacting phenomena. Concludes that language universals serve as an overall guiding principle in second language acquisition, interacting with both native language and target language systems. (SED)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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