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A Processability Approach to the Acquisition of Italian as a Second Language: Theory and Applications

Di Biase, Bruno

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This thesis concerns the acquisition of Italian as a second language in instructed adult and child learners within the framework of Processability Theory (Pienemann 1998) with particular reference to morphological and syntactic development. It also contains some contributions to an extension of the theory itself, particularly the development of syntax, leading to a new exploration of the interface between discourse-pragmatics and syntax in L2 learners. The empirical longitudinal and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/6982
DOI: 10.25911/5d7a28667f3f9

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