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Title: Acquisition of English question formation by native speakers of Arabic
Author: Aleid, Saleh H.
ISNI:       0000 0004 2675 2390
Awarding Body: The University of Essex
Current Institution: University of Essex
Date of Award: 2009
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Two of the major concerns of generative research into second language acquisition continue to be the role that the LI plays in interlanguage grammars and the availability of innate linguistic knowledge (Universal Grammar) to older L2 learners. These concerns have given rise to a number of competing theories. Each attempts to specify the role of the LI and the role of Universal Grammar, so that observed L2 behaviour can be explained. The present study contributes to tliis debate by investigating the acquisition of yes-no and wh-interrogatives in the L2 English of LI speakers of Arabic.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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