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ERIC Number: EJ421523
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0267-6583
On the Issue of Completeness in Second Language Acquisition.
Schachter, Jacquelyn
Second Language Research, v6 n2 p93-124 Dec 1990
Examines evidence for the presence or absence of one Universal Grammar principle, subjacency, in the grammars of groups of proficient nonnative (Korean, Chinese, Indonesian, Dutch) speakers of English. Results found that, although all subjects were able to correctly judge grammatical sentences, only the Dutch subjects were able to correctly judge ungrammatical sentences. (54 references) (Author/CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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