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Corsican language learners in a sociolinguis- tic context in which both formal/institutional and informal/social use of the mi- nority language is quite restricted. Keywords: Corsica, adult language learning, legitimacy, authority, authenticity DOI 10.1515/ijsl-2014-0030 1 Introduction In Corsica, creating new speakers of Corsican is a clear language planning prior- ity. Unlike many of the contexts described in this issue, however, the term “new speaker” has not appeared as an explicit category in language planning or everyday discourse. So at this point in the

Motivation, Identity and Target Variety
Learning Italian in Australia
Second Language Acquisition, Indigenization, Contact
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. The developmental problem of language acquisition 97 4. The maturational schedule of Universal Grammar 113 5. Conclusion 132 Notes 134 Chapter 3 Competing Cognitive Systems 1. The problem 137 2. Acquisitional deficits 140 2.1 Biological aspects of adult language learning 141 2.2 Environmental aspects of tutored language acquisition . 143 3. Cognitive principles in language development 144 4. Cognitive competitors 155 vi Contents 5. Some implications 163 6. Some empirical evidence 171 7. Two models of language learning 178 Notes 183 References 185

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. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 2 Accounting for Universal and Individual Factors in Ultimate Attainment: Focus on Phonology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Introduction: Differences in Child and Adult Language Learning . 14 Ultimate Attainment in L2 Phonology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Modular and Universal Perspectives on Phonological Abilities . 24 Cognitive Considerations in L2 Phonological Development . . . 29 Social and Psychological Issues in L2 Phonology . . . . . . . . . 38 Conclusion

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Tellings in the Adult Language Learning Classroom Community of Practice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86 Similarities of These Tellings to Previous Reports of Conversation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87 Differences Between These Tellings and Previous Reports of Conversation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92 Evidence of Language Development in the Story Telling Practices

, Students' Book, Heinemann Educational Books Ltd., London 1980, 75 pp. Idem, Teachers' Book, Heinemann Educational Books Ltd., London 1980, 69 pp. Szemerenyi, Oswald, Einführung in die vergleichende Sprachwissenschaft, 2., überarbeitete Auf- lage, Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, Darmstadt 1980, xiv + 311 pp. Trim, J.L.M./Richterich, R./van Ek, J.A./Wilkins, D.A., Systems Development in Adult Language Learning, Pergamon Institute of English (Oxford)/Council of Europe Modern Languages Pro- ject, Pergamon Press Ltd., Oxford 1980,146 pp. Ureland, P. Sture, Hrsg