From processing instruction on the acquisition of French imparfait to secondary transfer-of-training effects on French subjunctive and to cumulative transfer-of-training effect with French causative constructions

Alessandro G. Benati, James F. Lee, Cecile Laval

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This chapter presents the results of an experimental study investigating transfer-of training effects of Processing Instruction on the acquisition of French as a foreign language from Processing Instruction on the Acquisition of French Imparfait to Secondary Transfer-of-Training Effects on French subjunctive and to Cumulative Transfer-of-Training Effect with French Causative Constructions.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGrammar Acquisition and Processing Instruction: Secondary and Cumulative Effects
EditorsAlessandro G. Benati, James F. Lee
Place of PublicationBristol, UK
PublisherMultilingual Matters
Number of pages37
ISBN (Print)9781847691040
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2008

Publication series

NameSecond Language Acquisition
PublisherMultilingual Matters


  • second language acquisition, processing instruction, French, applied linguistics, bilingualism, bilingual education

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