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Language Attrition

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ISBN-10: 0521759935

ISBN-13: 9780521759939

Edition: 2011

Authors: Monika S. Schmid

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List price: $50.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 7/7/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 306
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Monika S. Schmid is Professor of English Language and Rosalind Franklin Fellow at the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen.

list of figures
List of tables
Preface
Abbreviations
Introduction
Linguistic aspects of language attrition
What is attrition?
Cross-linguistic influence and the mental lexicon
Attrition in the mental lexicon
Attrition and the structure of language
Extralinguistic aspects of language attrition
Personal background factors
The role of L1 input and output
Attitudes and identities
Conducting research on language attrition preliminary considerations
The test populations: participant characteristics and acquisition
Types of linguistic knowledge
Experimental designs for attrition research the language attrition test battery
Lexical tasks
Grammaticality judgment tasks
Other grammatical tasks
Free speech
Coding and analysing the data
Transcribing and coding free speech: the CHILDES project
Coding and reporting experimental data
Interpreting your data: inferential statistics
Conclusion
Glossary
Notes
References
Index