Representational Deficits in SLA

  • December 2008, John Benjamins
  • DOI: 10.1075/lald.47

Syntactic deficit in second language learners' grammars

What is it about?

The volume is a collection of papers that examine whether second language learners have a syntactic deficit in their grammars. The deficit relates to the inability of second language learners to acquire uninterpretable features post critical period.

Why is it important?

The volume is an important collection of papers that shed light on the types of difficulties second language learners face in acquiring different syntactic structures in English.


Dr Neal Snape (Author)
Gunma Prefectural Women's University

The volume is dedicated to Prof. Roger Hawkins.

The following have contributed to this page: Dr Neal Snape