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Author Malovrh, Paul A
Title The Handbook of Advanced Proficiency in Second Language Acquisition
Imprint Newark : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2018
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Descript 1 online resource (611 pages)
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Series Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics Ser
Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics Ser
Note Intro -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Notes on Contributors -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter 1 Introduction -- Reference -- Part I Advanced L2 Capacity: Orientations on Acquisition -- Chapter 2 Systemic Functional Linguistics and Advanced Second Language Proficiency -- Introduction -- SFL-based assumptions about language and language development: Implications for the construct of L2 advancedness -- SFL-based descriptions: Specifying L2 advancedness -- SFL-inspired curriculum, pedagogy, and assessment: Fostering advanced L2 proficiency -- Outlook: An agenda for the SFL-informed research on L2 advanced proficiency -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 3 Psycholinguistic Approaches and Advanced Proficiency -- Introduction -- L2 parsing and advanced proficiency -- Agreement processing and advanced proficiency -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 4 What Does Critical Period Research Reveal about Advanced L2 Proficiency? -- The relationship between Critical Period research and advanced L2 proficiency -- Early results -- Morphology and syntax -- Lexis and collocations -- L2 learning at advanced proficiency levels: Summary of findings -- Types of items resistant to learning even at advanced proficiency levels -- Avenues for future research -- References -- Chapter 5 Generative Approaches to Second Language (L2) Acquisition and Advanced L2 Proficiency -- Introduction -- Main tenets of generative linguistic theory -- Generative approaches to L2 ultimate attainment -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgment -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 6 Interaction-Driven L2 Learning: Advanced Learners -- Introduction -- The interaction approach -- Interaction and advanced learners -- Pedagogical implications -- Conclusions and future directions -- References -- Chapter 7 Sociocultural Theory: Mediating Learners toward Advanced Proficiency -- Introduction
Principles of Sociocultural Theory -- L2 education to promote advanced proficiency -- Future directions -- References -- Part II Advanced Proficiency and Performance: Multiple Dimensions and Contexts -- Chapter 8 Advanced-Level Grammatical Development in Instructed SLA -- Introduction -- Problematizing the interrelationships among advanced abilities, grammar, and instructed learning -- Advancedness, where art thou? -- Understanding and addressing local‐level phenomena -- Exploring the complex embeddedness of grammatical features -- Observing advanced-level grammatical abilities through the CAF lens -- Understanding advancedness as a discourse phenomenon -- Toward a functional understanding of grammar -- Directions for future research -- References -- Chapter 9 Individual Differences in Advanced Proficiency -- Introduction and literature review -- Abroad experience -- Heritage status -- Use of authentic L2 resources outside of class -- Motivation -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgment -- References -- Chapter 10 The Prior Language Experience of Heritage Bilinguals -- Introduction -- Individual differences in prior language experience -- Proficiency measurements -- Advanced proficient heritage speakers -- Pedagogical interventions -- HL speakers as additional language (Ln) learners -- Conclusion and future research -- References -- Chapter 11 Meeting the Demands of Globalization: One Goal of ISLA Research -- Introduction -- Societal demands for advanced proficiency and academia's response -- ISLA in a foreign language curriculum: Goals for fostering change -- One example of proficiency‐based curricular change: "The Carolina Project" -- Conclusions and future research -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 12 Task Condition Effects on Advanced‐Level Foreign Language Performance -- Introduction -- Pre-task (strategic) planning with high-proficiency learners
On-line planning with advanced learners -- Task repetition effects with advanced learners -- Perspectives from native speaker performance -- Suggestions for the future -- Note -- References -- Part III Advanced Phonology -- Chapter Advanced-Level L2 Phonology -- Introduction -- The locus of 'advanced' phonology -- The locus of the difference -- Factors influencing phonological outcomes -- The encapsulation of phonology -- Near-nativeness -- Language switching -- 'Advanced' prosody -- Directions for future research -- Conclusion -- Note -- References -- Chapter 14 Markedness and Advanced Development -- Introduction -- Background -- Markedness as an evaluative measure in L2 phonology -- Markedness as an evaluative measure of advanced development -- Future directions -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 15 Advanced Second Language Segmental and Suprasegmental Acquisition -- Introduction -- Process of advanced‐level L2 speech attainment -- Product of advanced‐level L2 speech attainment -- Individual differences in advanced‐level L2 speech attainment -- Conclusion and future directions -- Note -- References -- Chapter 16 Connected Speech in Advanced-Level Phonology -- Connected speech and the advanced L2 learner -- Describing connected speech processes -- Notions about the term advanced -- Training L2 learners to perceive and produce connected speech processes -- Suggestions for future research -- Acknowledgment -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 17 Voice Onset Time in Advanced SLA -- Introduction -- Voice onset time -- The target of acquisition -- The how and when of VOT acquisition -- What VOT research tells us about the advanced learner -- Explaining the gap -- Future research -- Conclusion -- References -- Part IV Advanced Grammar -- Chapter 18 Advanced-Level Mood Distinction -- Introduction -- Mood distinction in French and Spanish
Advanced-level learners and mood distinction -- Academic year abroad -- Graduate-level NNSs -- Established proficiency metric -- Near-native speakers -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 19 Advanced Conceptualizations of Tense and Aspect in L2 Acquisition -- Introduction -- Aspect: From representation to acquisition -- Instructional settings and pedagogical rules -- Guided (enhanced) induction -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 20 Inflectional Morphology -- Introduction -- The function of inflectional morphology and its place in the language faculty -- Verbal inflectional morphology -- Nominal inflectional morphology -- Dissociations between representation and processing -- Conclusions and directions for further research -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 21 Advanced Lexical Development -- Introduction -- How might we define advanced lexical development? -- What are the keys to helping learners reach a level of advanced lexical development? -- Where should the focus of learning be for those who have already achieved an advanced level of lexical development? -- Directions for further research -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 22 Word Order and Information Structure in Advanced SLA -- Introduction: Information structure (IS) at the  syntax-discourse interface -- The syntax-discourse interface and the Interface Hypothesis in advanced SLA -- Functional approaches to word order and IS in advanced SLA -- Combining experimental and corpus evidence: The way forward -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 23 Advanced-Level Semantics -- Introduction -- Semantics of the nominal domain at advanced proficiency: Semantics vs. morphology -- Scope interpretation at advanced proficiency: Overcoming PoS -- Interface with discourse at advanced proficiency -- Conclusion -- References
Part V Advanced-Level Pragmatics, Discourse, and Sociocultural Literacy -- Chapter 24 Advanced-Level Pragmatics in Instructed SLA -- Introduction -- Pragmatic competence and instructed second language acquisition -- Method -- Results and discussion -- Conclusion and future directions -- References -- Chapter 25 Advanced Reading Proficiency in Collegiate Foreign Language Learners -- Introduction -- Language proficiency and reading ability -- Contributions of linguistic knowledge to reading -- Contributions of linguistic knowledge to reading operations -- Advanced L2 reading proficiency in practice -- Summary and conclusions -- References -- Chapter 26 Advanced Second Language Pragmatic Competence -- Introduction -- Comprehension of indirect meaning -- Production of speech acts -- Conclusion and future directions -- Note -- References -- Chapter 27 Advanced Rhetoric and Socially Situated Writing -- Introduction -- Complexity, accuracy, and fluency constructs -- A rhetorically based framework -- Progressively scaffolded models of rhetorical knowledge -- Conclusion -- Note -- References -- Chapter 28 Variable Structures and Sociolinguistic Variation -- Introduction -- What abilities must a sociolinguistically competent speaker possess? -- What are advanced learners able to do? -- What additional factors play a role in the acquisition of sociolinguistic competence? -- Future directions for research on advanced proficiency and sociolinguistic competence -- Notes -- References -- Index -- EULA
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
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