LEXICAL CONVERGENCE AND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION

@inproceedings{Allwood1986LEXICALCA,
  title={LEXICAL CONVERGENCE AND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION},
  author={Jens Allwood and Elisabeth Ahls{\'e}n},
  year={1986}
}
In this study we want to investigate the role of lexical repetitions (ie "inter-speaker" repetitions) in conversation between second language learners and target language speakers. our interest mainly focuses on how lexical repetitions can potentially be part of the language acquisition process. For example, we want to find out whether language learners use lexical repetitions more than native language speakers in similar types of conversation and if target language speakers use more lexical… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

Explore Further: Topics Discussed in This Paper

Citations

Publications citing this paper.

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-6 OF 6 REFERENCES

Accommodation theory: Optimal levels of convergence

  • H. Giles, Smith, Ph
  • 1979

Descriptive analysis of infant communicative behaviour

  • C. Trevarthyn
  • Schaffer, H. R. (ed.) : Studies in mother-infant…
  • 1977

Språkets psykologi.AWE/Gebers: Stockholm

  • Brenner, S.-O, E. Hjelmquist
  • 1977

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…