ERIC Number: EJ575467
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Recent Research in Language Learning Studies: Promises and Problems.
Language Learning, v48 n4 p557-83 Dec 1998
From perspective of a psycholinguist, discusses three leading questions that have arisen from foundational, descriptive second-language-acquisiton studies: Why are certain L2 constructions learnable and others not?; In considering input requirements, is it fair to say that adult learners can take advantage of metalinguistic information about the language and negative input?; Is focal attention required for acquisition of syntax and phonological rules of target language? (Author/JL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Note: For related article, see FL 528 573.