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Foreign language learning : psycholinguistic studies on training and retention / edited by Alice F. Healy, Lyle E. Bourne, Jr.

By: Healy, Alice F
Contributor(s): Bourne, Lyle Eugene, 1932-
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Psychology Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2014Edition: 1st edDescription: xiv, 438 pages : illustrations ; 23 cmISBN: 9781138002920; 1138002925Subject(s): Language and languages -- Study and teaching -- Psychological aspects | Second language acquisition | PsycholinguisticsDDC classification: 418.00785 LOC classification: P53.7 | .F67 1998
Contents:
pt. 1. Introductory overview. Toward the improvement of training in foreign languages / Alice F. Healy, Immanuel Barshi, Robert J. Crutcher, et al. -- pt. 2. Vocabulary and concept acquisition. Effect of first language phonological configuration on lexical acquisition in a second language / Andrea Feldman and Alice F. Healy -- Contextual interference effects in foreign language vocabulary acquisition and retention / Vivian I. Schneider, Alice F. Healy, and Lyle E. Bourne, Jr. -- The role of prior knowledge in mediating foreign vocabulary acquisition and retention : a process-analytic approach / Robert J. Crutcher -- On the status of the count-mass distinction in a mental grammar / Michael Serwatka and Alice F. Healy -- Phonological short-term memory and foreign language learning / Susan E. Gathercole and Annabel S.C. Thorn --
pt. 3. Language comprehension. Misunderstandings in voice communication : effects of fluency in a second language / Immanuel Barshi and Alice F. Healy -- Anaphora in language processing : transfer of cognitive strategies by native Chinese, Dutch, English, and Japanese speakers / Liang Tao and Alice F. Healy -- Argument structure and Maasai possessive interpretation : implications for language learning / Immanuel Barshi and Doris L. Payne -- Learning and losing syntax : practice makes perfect and frequency builds fortitude / Mark F. St. John and Morton Ann Gernsbacher -- pt. 4. Reading processes. Highlighting important words leads to poorer comprehension / Julia E. Moravcsik and Alice F. Healy -- The effect of alphabet and fluency on unitization processes in reading / Carolyn J. Buck-Gengler ... [et al.] -- Transfer effects of first language proficiency on second language reading / Antoinette T. Gesi Blanchard --
pt. 5. Bilingualism. Stroop interference in bilinguals : the role of similarity between the two languages / Markus Brauer -- Individual differences in second language proficiency : working memory as language aptitute / Akira Miyake and Naomi P. Friedman -- A model of bilingual representation and its implications for second language acquisition / Judith F. Kroll, Erica Michael, and Aruna Sankaranarayanan -- pt. 6. Commentary. Second language learning revisited : the psycholinguistic perspective / Barry McLaughlin.
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

pt. 1. Introductory overview. Toward the improvement of training in foreign languages / Alice F. Healy, Immanuel Barshi, Robert J. Crutcher, et al. -- pt. 2. Vocabulary and concept acquisition. Effect of first language phonological configuration on lexical acquisition in a second language / Andrea Feldman and Alice F. Healy -- Contextual interference effects in foreign language vocabulary acquisition and retention / Vivian I. Schneider, Alice F. Healy, and Lyle E. Bourne, Jr. -- The role of prior knowledge in mediating foreign vocabulary acquisition and retention : a process-analytic approach / Robert J. Crutcher -- On the status of the count-mass distinction in a mental grammar / Michael Serwatka and Alice F. Healy -- Phonological short-term memory and foreign language learning / Susan E. Gathercole and Annabel S.C. Thorn --

pt. 3. Language comprehension. Misunderstandings in voice communication : effects of fluency in a second language / Immanuel Barshi and Alice F. Healy -- Anaphora in language processing : transfer of cognitive strategies by native Chinese, Dutch, English, and Japanese speakers / Liang Tao and Alice F. Healy -- Argument structure and Maasai possessive interpretation : implications for language learning / Immanuel Barshi and Doris L. Payne -- Learning and losing syntax : practice makes perfect and frequency builds fortitude / Mark F. St. John and Morton Ann Gernsbacher -- pt. 4. Reading processes. Highlighting important words leads to poorer comprehension / Julia E. Moravcsik and Alice F. Healy -- The effect of alphabet and fluency on unitization processes in reading / Carolyn J. Buck-Gengler ... [et al.] -- Transfer effects of first language proficiency on second language reading / Antoinette T. Gesi Blanchard --

pt. 5. Bilingualism. Stroop interference in bilinguals : the role of similarity between the two languages / Markus Brauer -- Individual differences in second language proficiency : working memory as language aptitute / Akira Miyake and Naomi P. Friedman -- A model of bilingual representation and its implications for second language acquisition / Judith F. Kroll, Erica Michael, and Aruna Sankaranarayanan -- pt. 6. Commentary. Second language learning revisited : the psycholinguistic perspective / Barry McLaughlin.

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