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Empirical Considerations on the Age Factor in L2 Phonology

@article{Moyer2007EmpiricalCO,
  title={Empirical Considerations on the Age Factor in L2 Phonology},
  author={Alene Moyer},
  journal={Issues of Applied Linguistics},
  year={2007},
  volume={15}
}
  • A. Moyer
  • Published 2007
  • Linguistics
  • Issues of Applied Linguistics
Phonological skill is widely regarded as subject to a critical period for language learning, though the nature of relevant maturational changes has yet to be clarified. Theoretical and empirical research on phonological skill development among late learners has confirmed several observable influences on short- and long-term attainment; however, these research traditions have rarely acknowledged contextual influences, much less the learner's role in the process. In this paper, I outline a number… 

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