ERIC Number: EJ506803
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Strategic L2 Lexical Innovation: Case Study of a University-Level Ab Initio Learner of German.
Ridley, Jennifer; Singleton, David
Second Language Research, v11 n2 p137-48 Jun 1995
This article presents a case study of one English-speaking ab initio learner of German. It found that in target language production tasks performed over a two-year period, the subject exhibited a particular tendency toward lexical innovation as a strategy to cope with the lack of target language lexical knowledge. (38 references) (MDM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue topic: "Language Acquisition."