Second language processing: an analysis of theory, problems and possible solutions

James F. Lee, Alessandro Benati

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Second Language Processing examines the problems facing learners in the second language classroom from the theoretical perspectives of Processing Instruction (structured input) and Enhanced Input. These two theories are brought to bear on a variety of processing problems, such as the difficulty of connecting second language grammatical forms encoding tense and mood as well as noun-adjective agreement with their meaning. Empirical studies examine a range of languages including Japanese, Italian and Spanish, through which the authors suggest practical solutions to these processing problems.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherContinuum International Publishing
ISBN (Print)9780826495181
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2007


  • input processing theory, second language processing, psychological aspects of language study and teaching,

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