Language and Grammar Studies in Mathematical Linguistics and Natural Language ormation Lecture Notes by Center for the Study of Language and Inf
The application of logic to grammar is a fundamental issue in philosophy and has been investigated by such renowned philosophers as Leibniz, Bolzano, Frege, and Husserl. Language and Grammar examines categorial grammars and type-logical grammars, two linguistic theories that play a significant role in this area of study yet have been overshadowed until recently. The prominent scholars...
First Language Use in Second and Foreign Language Learning Second Language Acquisition by Multilingual Matters
This book focuses on the use of the first language in communicative or immersion-type classrooms. Through the intersection of theory, practice, curriculum and policy, the volume calls for a reconceptualization of code-switching as something that both proficient and aspiring bilinguals do naturally, and as a practice that is inherently linked with bilingual code-switching.
Language Ideologies Policies and Practices Language and the Future of Europe Language and Globalization by Palgrave Macmillan
The contributors investigate the workings of language ideologies in relation to other social processes in a globalizing world. They explore in detail the specific ways in which language ideologies underpin language policy and the relationship between public policies and individual practices, with particular attention to Europe.
Sensitive periods language aptitude and ultimate L2 attainment Language Learning and Language Teaching by John Benjamins Publishing Company
Research on second language acquisition (SLA) has identified language aptitude and age of onset (AO), i.e., the age at which learners are first meaningfully exposed to the L2, as robust predictors of rate of classroom language learning and level of ultimate L2 attainment in naturalistic settings, respectively. It is not surprising, therefore, that recent years have witnessed a surge of interest...
Ancient West Asia and Sam language and Indo European language cuneiform script and language by China Press