Third Language Acquisition and Universal Grammar

Third Language Acquisition and Universal Grammar

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This volume presents studies which approach the relatively new field of third language (L3) acquisition from the generative linguistic perspective. It aims to bring together researchers who are interested in L3 acquisition and who are at the same time working within the generative framework i.e. Chomsky's Universal Grammar (UG) approach to language acquisition. A total of nine contributions are included, reporting research on L3 involving different combinations of source/target languages and investigating various UG-related properties.Each packet included a proficiency test, a morphology test and an acceptability test. ... Background questionnaire The background questionnaire consists of questions regarding gender, age, the participanta#39;s native language, experience in anbsp;...

Title:Third Language Acquisition and Universal Grammar
Author:Yan-kit Ingrid Leung
Publisher:Multilingual Matters - 2009-01-01


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