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Coming of age in L3 initial stages transfer models: Deriving developmental predictions and looking towards the future
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-05-23)
<b>Aims: </b>Over the past decade in particular, formal linguistic work within L3 acquisition has concentrated on hypothesizing and empirically determining the source of transfer from previous languages—L1, L2 or both—in L3 grammatical representations. In view of the progressive concern with more advanced stages, we aim to show that focusing on L3 initial stages should be one continued priority of ...
Broad scope and narrow focus: On the contemporary linguistic and psycholinguistic study of third language acquisition
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-06-25)
Aims:<br> in this introduction we situate the seven articles in this special issue in terms of the connections between their themes and their individual contributions to the field of third language acquisition (L3A): new theoretical models, innovative methodologies, an epistemological commentary and new perspectives related to multilingual processing and cognitive function.<br> Approach:<br> we ...