Typological constraints in foreign language acquisition: the expression of motion by advanced Russian learners of English

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Iakovleva , Tatiana;
(2012)
  • Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Company
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1075/lia.3.2.04iak
  • Subject: [ SHS.LANGUE ] Humanities and Social Sciences/Linguistics | typology | voluntary motion conceptualization | adult SLA | space | conceptual transfer | multilingualism

International audience; This study examines the impact of typological constraints on second language acquisition. It explores the hypothesis of a conceptual transfer from first to foreign language (L1 to L2). Based on Talmy’s (2000) distinction between Verb- and Satelli... View more
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