Bates, E. and McWhinney, B. Competition, variation, and language learning. In B. McWhinney editor, Mechanisms of Language Acquisition. Hillsdale , NJ. : Language Transfer: Cross-Linguistic Influence in Language Learning (Cambridge Applied Linguistics) (): Terence Odlin: Books. Wells, G. Learning through interaction. Cambridge: Cambridge. University Press. Cambridge University Press. Odlin, T. Language transfer: cross-.

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It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing lsnguage. Nonstructural factors in transfer. Thachthao Le added it Mar 27, Scientific Research An Academic Publisher. If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in. Article PDF first page preview. Related articles in Web of Science Google Scholar. Sign in via your Institution Sign in. Terence Odlin, the grandfather of transfer research, teamed up with Liming Yu and produced this excellent book, including contributions by Western and Chinese scholars who bring in a fresh Asian perspective.

It will be of great interest to researchers and students working in the areas of crosslinguistic influence in second language acquisition, language pedagogy and psycholinguistics.

Language Transfer: Cross-Linguistic Influence in Language Learning

Elizabeth rated it it was amazing Dec 11, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Sign In or Languags an Account. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Refresh and try again. Mihongjuan marked it as to-read Apr 13, It is unique in its presentation of papers on both theoretical perspectives and data-based studies in the context of the interaction between English and Chinese as L1 and L2 tdansfer others.


Com added it Dec 22, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Terence Odlin reconsiders a question that many language teachers and educational researchers have addressed: Contents Earlier thinking on transfer.

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Language teachers, applied linguists, and educational researchers will find this volume extremely valuable to their work. My library Transfeer Advanced Book Search. Some fundamental problems in the study of transfer.

How much influence can a learner’s native language have in making the acquisition of a new language easy or difficult?

To ask other readers questions about Language Transferplease sign up. The collection offers new theoretical perspectives, some in the empirical studies and some in other chapters, and consists of four sections considering lexical, syntactic, phonological and cognitive perspectives.

Carla marked it as to-read Sep 06, Lucas Fernandes marked it as to-read Feb 13, When people attempt to learn a new language, the language s they already know can help but also hinder their understanding or production of new forms.

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Bayram marked it as to-read Sep 13, This study suggests that L2 transfer in multilingual pdlin is a very real possibility which may be of future interest in terms of multilingual language processing and have consequences for the L3 classroom. Linh rated it it was amazing Feb 20, In addition, he provides a detailed look at work on other areas important for the study of transfer, including discourse, individual variation, and sociolinguistic factors.


The author shows how similarities and differences between languages can influence grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation acquisition.

The volume provides a wealth of studies on the influence of Chinese on the acquisition of English but also includes studies involving Finnish, French, Hindi, Korean, Persian, Spanish, Swedish and Tamil. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

Odlin analyzes and interprets research showing many ways in which similarities and differences between languages can influence the acquisition of grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation. Creative Excellence in the Japanese University: Other books in the series.

The effect a native language can have on acquiring second language skills is examined in this study of how linguistic transference can influence the learning of grammar, vocabulary and punctuation.