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Selinker, Larry

  1. Lynne Stallings

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal1061

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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Stallings, L. 2012. Selinker, Larry. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


What I gradually realized was that no matter what we did … my Yiddish-speaking grandmother, in the United States about 50 years …, could not be understood by her grandkids who only wanted to speak English.


  • esl/efl;
  • language teaching;
  • psycholinguistics;
  • second language acquisition