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Contents Chapter 1 - The multilingual learner and speaker 1.1 Introduction 1.2 From Second Language Acquisition to Third or Additional Language Acquisition 1.3 Terminological (in)consistencies 1.4 The monolingual and the bilingual bias in language acquisition research 1.5 Book outline Chapter 2 - Factors affecting non-native language influence 2.1 Non-native languages and crosslinguistic influence 2.2 Language distance 2.3 Proficiency in the target language and proficiency in the source language 2.4 Recency of use 2.5 Length of residence and exposure to a non-native language environment 2.6 Order of acquisition 2.7 Formality of context Chapter 3 - What can be transferred from one or more non-native language to another 3.1 Lexis 3.2 Phonetics and Phonology 3.3 Morphology 3.4 Syntax Chapter 4 - Multilingual speech production 4.1. Two influential monolingual speech production models: Dell (1986) and Levelt (1989) 4.2 Bilingual and multilingual speech production 4.2.1 Green (1986) 4.2.2 De Bot (1992) 4.2.3 Grosjean (1992) 4.3 Language choice Chapter 5 - The multilingual lexicon 5.1 From bilingual to multilingual memory 5.2 Proficiency and lexico-semantic organization 5.3 Storage capacity and processing load 5.4 Separation and integration of knowledge Chapter 6 - Prior language knowledge, cognitive development and the language acquisition process 6.1 Prior language knowledge: an obstacle or an asset? An historical overview 6.2 Prior language knowledge and foreign language achievement 6.3 Metalinguistic awareness and metalinguistic thinking 6.4 Prior language knowledge and the lack of significant effects 6.5 Number of languages known: does it make a difference? Chapter 7 - Conclusion 7.1 Major findings and some suggestions for future research 7.2 A final comment References Index
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Language and languages -- Study and teaching.