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Author Baten, Kristof.

Title The acquisition of the German case system by foreign language learners [electronic resource] / Kristof Baten, Ghent University.

Imprint Amsterdam : John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2013.

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Description 1 online resource.
Series Processability approaches to language acquisition research & teaching, 2210-6480 ; v. 2
Processability approaches to language acquisition research & teaching ; vol. 2.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This is the first book on the acquisition of the German case system by foreign language learners. It explores how learners in their interlanguage progress from the total absence to the presence of a case system. This development is characterized by an evolvement from marking the argument's position to marking the argument's actual function. Theoretically couched within Processability Theory, the book deals with the feature unification and the mapping processes involved in case marking, and critically examines previous findings on German case acquisition. Empirically, the book consists of longi.
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Subject German language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers.
German language -- Case.
German language -- Syntax.
German language -- Semantics.
Language acquisition.
German language -- Grammar -- Study and teaching.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Baten, Kristof. Acquisition of the German case system by foreign language learners. Amsterdam : John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2013 9789027203021 (DLC) 2013018481 (OCoLC)844074016
ISBN 9789027271709 (electronic bk.)
9027271704 (electronic bk.)
9789027203021
9027203024