Age and the Acquisition of English as a Foreign Language

Edited by Dr. María del Pilar García Mayo, María Luisa García Lecumberri

Publication date:

21 May 2003

Length of book:

224 pages


Multilingual Matters



ISBN-13: 9781853596391

This book provides an overview of current research on the age factor in foreign language learning, addressing issues, which are critical for language planning. It presents new research on foreign language learning within bilingual communities in formal instruction settings focussing on syntax, phonology, writing, oral skills and learning strategies.