ERIC Number: EJ322269
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
Transfer and Developmental Processes in Adult Foreign Language Speech Production.
Flege, James Emil; Davidian, Richard D.
Applied Psycholinguistics, v5 n4 p323-47 Dec 1984
Describes a study done to test the hypothesis that factors that shape children's production of their native language (L1) will also influence adults' pronunciation of sounds in a foreign language (L2). Results confirmed the hypothesis that developmental processes are "reactivated" when adults attempt to produce L2 sounds not found in their L1. (SED)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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