EUROSLA Yearbook 2001

EUROSLA Yearbook 2001

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The annual conference of the European Second Language Association provides an opportunity for the presentation of second language research with a genuinely European flavour. The theoretical perspectives adopted are wide-ranging and may fall within traditions overlooked elsewhere. Moreover, the studies presented are largely multi-lingual and cross-cultural, as befits the make-up of modern-day Europe. At the same time, the work demonstrates sophisticated awareness of scholarly insights from around the world. The EUROSLA yearbook presents a selection each year of the very best research from the annual conference. Submissions are reviewed and professionally edited, and only those of the highest quality are selected. Contributions are in English.show more

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  • Paperback | 293 pages
  • 160 x 240 x 12.7mm | 410g
  • John Benjamins Publishing Co
  • Benjamins (John) North America Inc.,US
  • Netherlands
  • English
  • 1588111148
  • 9781588111142

Table of contents

1. A Message from EUROSLA President (by Singleton, David); 2. Acknowledgments; 3. Introduction; 4. Articles; 5. Passive vocabulary size and speed of meaning recognition: Are they related? (by Laufer, Batia); 6. The acquisition of word meanings while reading in English as a foreign language (by Chodkiewicz, Halina); 7. The use of colloquial words in advanced French interlanguage (by Dewaele, Jean-Marc); 8. The interrelationship between vocabulary acquisition theory and general SLA research (by Haastrup, Kirsten); 9. Input filters in second language acquisition (by Lightbown, Patsy M.); 10. Factors affecting the success of corrective feedback (by Havranek, Gertraud); 11. The effects of study abroad on the L2 learner's structural skills: Evidence from advanced learners of French (by Howard, Martin); 12. Against an L2 morphological deficit as an explanation for the differences between native and non-native grammars (by Franceschina, Florencia); 13. L1 effects on the processing of grammatical gender in L2 (by Sabourin, Laura L.); 14. The acquisition of French by German pre-school children: An empirical investigation of gender assignment and gender agreement (by Mohring, Anja); 15. Short and mid-term effects of an earlier start: An analysis of EFL written production (by Celaya, M. Luz); 16. Motivation and attitudes towards L2: Some effects of age and instruction (by Munoz, Carmen); 17. Text organisation in Italian L2 learning varieties (by Ferraris, Stefania); 18. Constructing social identitites and discourse through repair activities (by Masats, Dolors); 19. The effect of metacognitive strategy training on reading comprehension and metacognitive knowledge (by Kusiak, Monika); 20. Reinventing the native speaker: or 'What you never wanted to know about the native speaker so never dared to ask.' (by Escudero, Paola); 21. Indexshow more