New conceptualizations of linguistic giftedness

@article{Biedro2016NewCO,
  title={New conceptualizations of linguistic giftedness},
  author={Adriana Biedroń and M. Pawlak},
  journal={Language Teaching},
  year={2016},
  volume={49},
  pages={151 - 185}
}
This state-of-the art paper focuses on the issue of linguistic giftedness, somewhat neglected in the second language acquisition (SLA) literature, attempting to reconceptualize, expand and update this concept in response to latest developments in the fields of psychology, linguistics and neurology. It first discusses contemporary perspectives on foreign language aptitude, concentrating in particular on the models proposed by Skehan (1998), Robinson (2002) and Sternberg (2002). This is followed… Expand
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