ERIC Number: EJ465519
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Variation Linguistics and SLA.
Preston, Dennis R.
Second Language Research, v9 n2 p153-72 Jun 1993
Variationist linguistics, also called sociolinguistics, has been misunderstood and misrepresented in second-language acquisition (SLA) research. Four impediments to the development of a profitable interaction between sociolinguists and the SLA community are discussed. (36 references) (Author/LB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Special issue on SLA: Crossdisciplinary Perspectives, edited by Susan M. Gass.