Tense and Temporality: A Comparison Between Children Learning a Second Language and Children with SLI
- Grammatical Morphology in Children Learning English as a Second Language: Implications of Similarities With Specific Language Impairment. Paradis, Johanne // Language, Speech & Hearing Services in Schools;Jul2005, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p172
Purpose: This study was conducted to examine whether the expressive language characteristics of typically developing (TD) children learning English as a second language (ESL) have similarities to the characteristics of the English that is spoken by monolingual children with specific language...
- Assessment and Intervention Strategies for the Bilingual Language-Disordered Student. Langdon, Henriette W. // Exceptional Children;Sep1983, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p37
Since the mid-1970's, increasing attention has been given to the non-native English-speaking student who has had difficulty keeping up with students of similar social and linguistic backgrounds. This article covers the following areas: overview of language acquisition, development, and disorders...
- Inter- and intra-population consistency: a comment on Kanno (1998). Kellerman, E.; Yoshioka, K. // Second Language Research;Jan1999, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p101
An article in the last Second Language Research (Kanno, 1998) describes studies in which American adult learners of Japanese in Hawaiï¿½i are tested for their knowledge of two UG principles: the Empty Category Principle and the Overt Pronoun Constraint. Kanno shows that native-like knowledge...
- Psycholinguistic techniques in second language acquisition research. Marinis, Theodore // Second Language Research;Apr2003, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p144
This article presents the benefits of using online methodologies in second language acquisition (SLA) research. It provides a selection of online experiments that have been widely used in first and second language processing studies that are suitable for SLA research and most importantly...
- The state of emergentism in second language acquisition. Gregg, Kevin R. // Second Language Research;Apr2003, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p95
'Emergentism' is the name that has recently been given to a general approach to cognition that stresses the interaction between organism and environment and that denies the existence of pre-determined, domain-specific faculties or capacities. Emergentism thus offers itself as an alternative to...
- Profiles of underprepared second-language readers. Kamhi-Stein, Lia D. // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy;May98, Vol. 41 Issue 8, p610
Explores profiles of underprepared second-language readers in the United States. Reading strategies; Characteristics of successful reading behavior; Effects of the lack of vocabulary knowledge to second-language readers; Facilitation of main idea construction.
- Barriers to literacy for language-minority learners: An argument for change in the literacy education profession. Grant, Rachel A.; Wong, Shelley D. // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy;Feb2003, Vol. 46 Issue 5, p386
Argues for change in the literacy education profession. Barriers to literacy; Preparation of literacy practitioners; Problems for second-language reading research; Recommendations in research, teacher preparation and practice for language-minority students in the U.S.
- A content analysis of second-language research in The Reading Teacher and Language Arts, 1990-2001. Eakle, A. Jonathan // Reading Teacher;May2003, Vol. 56 Issue 8, p828
Examines the second-language content published in two journals from 1990 to 2001. List of the journals; Content categories; Increase in the amount of material published.
- Connecting the Dots: Limited English Proficiency, Second Language Learning Theories, and Information Literacy Instruction. Conteh-Morgan, Miriam // Journal of Academic Librarianship;Jul2002, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p191
Shows how the application of second language acquisition theories and teaching practices can impact outcomes of information literacy instruction. Language acquisition theories and language teaching; Connection between second language and information literacy instruction; Output outcomes.