The study of native language influence in Second Language Acquisition has undergone significant changes over the past few decades. This book, which includes 12 chapters by distinguished researchers in the field of second language acquisition, traces the conceptual history of language transfer from its early role within a Contrastive Analysis framework to its current position within Universal Grammar. The introduction presents a continuum of thought starting from the late 70s, a time in which major rethinking in the field ...

Language Transfer in Language Learning 1992, John Benjamins Publishing Co, Amsterdam

ISBN-13: 9789027224767

Revised edition


Language Transfer in Language Learning 1983, Newbury House Publishers

ISBN-13: 9780883773055

Trade paperback