ERIC Number: EJ392316
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Attrition in the Productive Lexicon of Two Portuguese Third Language Speakers.
Cohen, Andrew D.
Studies in Second Language Acquisition, v11 n2 p135-49 Jun 1989
A study of two English-Hebrew bilingual children's productive vocabulary loss in oral Portuguese after discontinued contact with the language investigated lexical loss in Portuguese storytelling behavior. Analysis focused on the nature of attrited productive lexicon, compensatory lexical production strategies, and lexical retrieval process. (Author/CB)
Descriptors: Age Differences, Case Studies, Child Language, Code Switching (Language), Cognitive Objectives, Culture Contact, English, Hebrew, Language Skill Attrition, Linguistic Borrowing, Multilingualism, Nouns, Oral Language, Portuguese, Second Language Learning, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Vocabulary Skills
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A