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A Note on Processability Theory and Developmental Sequences of Second Language Acquisition

Tang, Xiaofei


Acquisition sequence (or order) is one of the core issues in language acquisition research. The present paper discusses second language research on developmental sequences, focusing on a psycholinguistically based theory-Processability Theory. Based on a number of L1 speech production models and Lexical-Functional Grammar, Processability Theory describes, explains and predicts how a learner's ability to process new linguistic rules develops. From a language processing perspective, L2...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: English Square (Yingyu Guangchang)


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