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An investigation into the proficiency of successful late learners of French
Kinsella, Ciara
THESIS 8805 The introduction to tiiis thesis provides a background for the study as well as the reasons behind the choice of subject. In the second chapter of the thesis there is a review of the literature on the Critical Period Hypothesis and first and second language acquisition. The literature is examined and some shortfalls are pointed out. Studies conducted on near-native speakers are detailed and analysed as well as providing a context for this present study.
Keyword(s): Applied Linguistics, Ph.D.; Ph.D. Trinity College Dublin
Publication Date:
2009
Type: Doctoral thesis
Peer-Reviewed: Unknown
Language(s): English
Institution: Trinity College Dublin
Citation(s): Ciara Kinsella, 'An investigation into the proficiency of successful late learners of French', [thesis], Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Centre for Language and Communication Studies, 2009, pp 230
Publisher(s): Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Centre for Language and Communication Studies
Supervisor(s): Singleton, David
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