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ERIC Number: EJ443035
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0267-6583
Learnability and Grammar Reorganization in L2A: Against Negative Evidence Causing the Unlearning of Verb Movement.
Schwartz, Bonnie D.; Gubala-Ryzak, Magda
Second Language Research, v8 n1 p1-38 Feb 1992
A reassessment of the role of negative evidence in nonnative language acquisition argues that the grammar-building process cannot make use of negative evidence to restructure interlanguage grammars, and that second-language learners do not unlearn verb movement but extend the pattern with which they are already familiar. (46 references) (Author/CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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