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This quantity includes a collection of papers interpreting language move, a phenomenon which ends from language touch in bilingual and multilingual language acquisition and studying contexts. the main target of the quantity is at the lexical facets of language move.

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130–55). Oxford: Blackwell. L. (1956) Language, Thought, and Reality: Selected Writings. Cambridge: MIT Press. Wierzbicka, A. (1999) Emotions across Languages and Cultures: Diversity and Universals. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Wode, H. ) On the systematicity of L1 transfer in L2 acquisition. Papers on Language Acquisition, Language Learning and Language Teaching (pp. 144–49). Heidelberg: J. Groos Verlag. indb 35 13/01/2006 08:43:08 Chapter 4 The Importance of Different Types of Similarity in Transfer Studies HÅKAN RINGBOM Linguists are fascinated with differences between languages, and crosslinguistic differences have, at least since the advent of Contrastive Analysis, been central for a long time in SLA research, while crosslinguistic similarity has been in the background, with only occasional side references.

Warsaw: Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe. Givón, T. (1984) Syntax, Volume I. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. , Patricia R. and Túñez, M. (1996) Información en Galego. Santiago de Campostella: Lea. Gregg, K. (1989) Second language acquisition theory: A generativist perspective. In Susan Gass and Jacquelyn Schachter (eds) Linguistic Perspectives on Second Language Acquisition (pp. 15–40). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. S. (1999) From information to emotion: The affective function of rightdislocation in Mandarin Chinese.

The weak version consists of predictions based on actual learner performances and correlated with cross-linguistic differences. For Wardhaugh, only a weak version of the Contrastive Analysis Hypothesis could succeed. Later in this paper I will show why a dichotomy between strong and weak predictions risks oversimplifying the issue. indb 22 13/01/2006 08:42:58 Could a Contrastive Analysis Ever be Complete? 23 be underestimated. For one thing, a great deal of SLA research indicates that transfer plays little if any role in some cases.

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