Quantitative analyses in a multivariate study of language attrition: the impact of extralinguistic factors

  title={Quantitative analyses in a multivariate study of language attrition: the impact of extralinguistic factors},
  author={M. Schmid and E. Dusseldorp},
  journal={Second Language Research},
  pages={125 - 160}
  • M. Schmid, E. Dusseldorp
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology
  • Second Language Research
  • Most linguistic processes — acquisition, change, deterioration — take place in and are determined by a complex and multifactorial web of language internal and language external influences. This implies that the impact of each individual factor can only be determined on the basis of a careful consideration of its interplay with all other factors. The present study investigates to what degree a number of sociolinguistic and extralinguistic factors, which have been previously demonstrated or… CONTINUE READING

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