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The Interactional Instinct in Primary‐ and Second‐Language Acquisition

Namhee Lee, Lisa Mikesell, Anna Dina L. Joaquin, Andrea W. Mates, and John H. Schumann

in The Interactional Instinct: The Evolution and Acquisition of Language

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195384246
eISBN:
9780199869916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384246.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

In second‐language acquisition, the affiliative phase comes first. The learner positively appraises one or more speakers of the target language and makes efforts to affiliate with them. If the ... More


Factors that Influence the Acquisition of ASL for Interpreting Students

David Quinto‐Pozos

in Sign Language Interpreting and Interpreter Education: Directions for Research and Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195176940
eISBN:
9780199869978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof/9780195176940.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter highlights some areas that are particularly important to address at the present time—both in language instruction and research on the adult acquisition of American Sign Language (ASL). ... More


Deconstructing the Nuclear Stress Algorithm: Evidence from second language speech *

Emily Nava and Maria Luisa Zubizarreta

in The Sound Patterns of Syntax

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199556861
eISBN:
9780191722271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556861.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Phonetics / Phonology

Based on the English speech of native Spanish speakers, evidence is provided, on the one hand, for an analysis that connects the typology of Nuclear Stress patterns to the (un)availability of ... More


A Unified Perspective of First and Second Language Acquisition

John H. Schumann

in Exploring the Interactional Instinct

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199927005
eISBN:
9780199369737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927005.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter presents a view of first and second language acquisition in which both processes are seen to be governed by three factors: desire/motivation, ability/aptitude, and opportunity. ... More


Exploring the Interactional Instinct

Anna Dina L. Joaquin and John H. Schumann (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199927005
eISBN:
9780199369737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927005.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

In 2009, Oxford University Press published The Interactional Instinct. This book argued that the ubiquitous acquisition of language by all normal children was the result of a biologically based drive ... More


Biological and Psychological Bases for Social Engagement Behaviors in Second Language Use

Bahiyyih Hardacre

in Exploring the Interactional Instinct

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199927005
eISBN:
9780199369737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927005.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Second language users rely on a number of semiotic resources to guide their decisions to initiate social interactions with other speakers of the target language. Such resources can be externally or ... More


French Linguistics Research and Teaching in UK and Irish HE Institutions

Wendy Ayres-Bennett, Kate Beeching, Pierre Larrivée, and Florence Myles

in French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316555
eISBN:
9781846316692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316692.014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the research and teaching of French linguistics in UK higher education institutions. It covers the history of the French language; sociolinguistics; phonology and syntax; ... More


Learning from input

John R Taylor

in The Mental Corpus: How language is represented in the mind

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199290802
eISBN:
9780191741388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290802.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

How do speakers learn from input? In the case of phoneme acquisition, it is argued that speakers notice and record statistical properties of the input. The recency effect provides further insight ... More


Language contact as a possible trigger of change

Meisel Jurgen M., Elsig Martin, and Rinke Esther

in Language Acquisition and Change: A Morphosyntactic Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748642250
eISBN:
9780748695157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642250.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

Language contact has often been claimed to be a causal factor of language change. This chapter begins with exploring the likelihood of structural borrowing. It is argued that instead of triggering ... More


Longitudinal Developments in Vocabulary Knowledge and Lexical Organization

Brigitta Dóczi and Judit Kormos

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190210274
eISBN:
9780190210298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210274.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Words are the building blocks of human communication and provide a strong foundation for the development of skilled language production and comprehension. Learning words in a language other than ... More


The Fourth Month: Language Development

Vanessa LoBue

in 9 Months In, 9 Months Out: A Scientist's Tale of Pregnancy and Parenthood

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190863388
eISBN:
9780190944872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863388.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter describes the development of the infant in the fourth month of life. As her baby begins to coo and communicate for the first time, the author discusses the development of language, from ... More


Transcultural Content and Translingual Reflection: Rethinking the Arabic Language Learning Experience

Karin Christina Ryding

in Language, Politics and Society in the Middle East: Essays in Honour of Yasir Suleiman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474421539
eISBN:
9781474444781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421539.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This article, written by Karin C. Ryding, argues that while Arabic has garnered increased attention by the American education system over the past decade, the sociolinguistics of Arabic are being ... More


Patterns in competing motivations and the interaction of principles

John A. Hawkins

in Competing Motivations in Grammar and Usage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198709848
eISBN:
9780191780158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709848.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter examines empirical patterns in data from language performance and in the distribution of grammatical variants across languages and uses them to shed light on how multiple principles work ... More


Competing Motivations in Grammar and Usage

Brian MacWhinney, Andrej Malchukov, and Edith Moravcsik (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198709848
eISBN:
9780191780158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709848.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This book examines the issue of competing motivations in grammar and language use. The term “competing motivations” refers to the conflicting factors that shape the content and form of grammatical ... More


Production of French close rounded vowels by Spanish learners: A corpus-based study

Isabelle Racine and Sylvain Detey

in Romance Phonetics and Phonology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198739401
eISBN:
9780191802423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198739401.003.0019
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Language Families

This chapter introduces the corpus-based L;2 French phonology research program Interphonologie du Français Contemporain (IPFC, Interphonology of Contemporary French) and provides an illustration of ... More


Back to the Future: High School Revisited

Kathryn A. Woolard

in Singular and Plural: Ideologies of Linguistic Authority in 21st Century Catalonia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190258610
eISBN:
9780190600464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190258610.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter gauges the effects of Catalan-medium educational language policies through an ethnographic re-study of the same high school where the author had carried out a classroom case study twenty ... More


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