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The Resource Interpretation of English Reflexives by Child and Adult L2 Learners

Interpretation of English Reflexives by Child and Adult L2 Learners

Label
Interpretation of English Reflexives by Child and Adult L2 Learners
Title
Interpretation of English Reflexives by Child and Adult L2 Learners
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book casts new light on the debate of adult L2 learners' access to Universal Grammar (UG) by comparing the performance of adult L2 learners with that of child L2 learners. The study in this book compares Arabic- and Chinese-speaking child and adult L2 learners' acquisition of English reflexives, particularly concentrating on the differences between child and adult L2 learners in terms of their a) acquisition of the local binding of English reflexives, b) obedience of UG constraints on re ..
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Kafri, Amer Al
Dewey number
448.2421
Index
index present
LC call number
PC2129.E5 .K384 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • English language
  • Grammar, Comparative and general
  • FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY
  • English language
  • Grammar, Comparative and general
Label
Interpretation of English Reflexives by Child and Adult L2 Learners
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: ch. One Introduction -- ch. Two Language Acquisition and Reflexive Binding -- 2.1. Language Acquisition -- 2.2. Properties of Reflexives in English, Arabic and Chinese -- 2.3. Conclusion -- ch. Three Language Acquisition and the Age Factor -- 3.1. The Critical Period Hypothesis -- 3.2. The Fundamental Difference Hypothesis -- 3.3. The Domain-by-Age Model -- 3.4. Conclusion -- ch. Four Access to UG in L2 Acquisition of Reflexives -- 4.1. Generative Views on Access to UG in L2 Acquisition -- 4.2. Access to UG in the L2 Acquisition of Reflexives -- 4.3. Research Questions and Hypotheses -- ch. Five Methodology -- 5.1. Participants -- 5.2. Materials -- 5.3. Procedure -- 5.4. Scoring and Data Analysis -- 5.5. Conclusion -- ch. Six Results -- 6.1. Proficiency Test Result -- 6.2. Simon-Says Game Results (see Appendix G) -- 6.3. Age, Years of English Instruction and LOR -- 6.4. Conclusion -- ch. Seven Discussion and Conclusion -- 7.1. UG Constraints in the L2 Acquisition of English Reflexives -- 7.2. Access to UG in the L2 Acquisition of English Reflexives -- 7.3. Syntactic Difference between Reflexives and Pronouns -- 7.4. Differences and Similarities between Child and Adult L2 Learners -- 7.5. Limitations and recommendations for further Research -- 7.6. Conclusion
Control code
855505125
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (213 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781443850094
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)855505125
Label
Interpretation of English Reflexives by Child and Adult L2 Learners
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: ch. One Introduction -- ch. Two Language Acquisition and Reflexive Binding -- 2.1. Language Acquisition -- 2.2. Properties of Reflexives in English, Arabic and Chinese -- 2.3. Conclusion -- ch. Three Language Acquisition and the Age Factor -- 3.1. The Critical Period Hypothesis -- 3.2. The Fundamental Difference Hypothesis -- 3.3. The Domain-by-Age Model -- 3.4. Conclusion -- ch. Four Access to UG in L2 Acquisition of Reflexives -- 4.1. Generative Views on Access to UG in L2 Acquisition -- 4.2. Access to UG in the L2 Acquisition of Reflexives -- 4.3. Research Questions and Hypotheses -- ch. Five Methodology -- 5.1. Participants -- 5.2. Materials -- 5.3. Procedure -- 5.4. Scoring and Data Analysis -- 5.5. Conclusion -- ch. Six Results -- 6.1. Proficiency Test Result -- 6.2. Simon-Says Game Results (see Appendix G) -- 6.3. Age, Years of English Instruction and LOR -- 6.4. Conclusion -- ch. Seven Discussion and Conclusion -- 7.1. UG Constraints in the L2 Acquisition of English Reflexives -- 7.2. Access to UG in the L2 Acquisition of English Reflexives -- 7.3. Syntactic Difference between Reflexives and Pronouns -- 7.4. Differences and Similarities between Child and Adult L2 Learners -- 7.5. Limitations and recommendations for further Research -- 7.6. Conclusion
Control code
855505125
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (213 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781443850094
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)855505125

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