ERIC Number: EJ650687
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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The Acquisition of Spanish Copula Choice and Its Relationship to Language Change.
Geeslin, Kimberly L.
Studies in Second Language Acquisition, v24 n3 p419-50 Sep 2002
Argues that crossing the boundaries between sociolinguistics and second language acquisition (SLA) is essential to both fields of study. Specifically, data collected in an investigation of the SLA of copula choice by 77 English-speaking learners of Spanish are examined in terms of similarities to data collected in studies of language change. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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