Chapter 19. Second Language Acquisition in Childhood

  1. Erika Hoff and
  2. Marilyn Shatz
  1. Johanne Paradis

Published Online: 28 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757833.ch19

Blackwell Handbook of Language Development

Blackwell Handbook of Language Development

How to Cite

Paradis, J. (2007) Second Language Acquisition in Childhood, in Blackwell Handbook of Language Development (eds E. Hoff and M. Shatz), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470757833.ch19

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405132534

Online ISBN: 9780470757833

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Keywords:

  • second language acquisition (SLA);
  • literacy development;
  • child bilingual;
  • language development;
  • morphosyntactic acquisition

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Initial Exposure to the Second Language

  • Phonological Acquisition in the Second Language

  • Lexical Acquisition in the Second Language

  • Morphosyntactic Acquisition in the Second Language

  • Child Second Language Learners Compared with Monolingual Age Peers

  • Sources of Individual Differences in Child Second Language Acquisition

  • Language Shift and First Language Loss

  • Summary