By Wenying Jiang
During this booklet, linguistic achievements of observe order experiences in chinese language were utilized to chinese language moment language acquisition learn. through interpreting quite a few notice order error made through rookies of chinese language as a overseas language (CFL), this publication has built a mode for describing and explaining chinese language observe order blunders. With this system, the e-book has the aptitude to empower CFL lecturers around the globe to educate chinese language in an educated demeanour, and especially to coach chinese language observe order extra successfully and successfully.
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An overview of the book The book consists of eight chapters. Chapter One discusses the status of SLA research in Chinese, the importance of word order in grammar, and the importance of word order in Chinese. It compares word order in Chinese and English and identifies potential Chinese L2 word order di‰culties for adult native-English-speaking learners of Chinese. The objectives, research questions and significance of the book are presented and important terminological concepts relevant to this study are defined.
Moreover, similar to the UG approach, the PT approach does not describe various L2 word order structures, nor does it explain how L2 word order errors occur. Therefore, the PT approach is not suitable to guide the present research project. The Competition Model: word order as a cue linking a form and its function 3. 1. 39 The Competition Model: word order as a cue linking a form and its function Theoretical foundations Unlike the UG, which is a competence approach, the Competition Model (CM) is a performance approach.
Each of the parameters is briefly discussed below. The first parameter, the pro-drop parameter, is often referred to as the null subject parameter, which divides languages into pro-drop languages in which the subject of the sentence may be left out, as in Italian Sono di Torino ‘am from Turin’ and Chinese shuo ‘speak’, and non-prodrop languages in which the subject must be present in the actual sentence, as in English, German, and French (Chomsky, 1981, Braidi, 1999). Languages that allow pro-drop are said to exhibit uniform verbal inflectional paradigms (the Morphological Uniformity Principle of Jaeggli and Safir, 1989, in Braidi, 1999).
Acquisition of Word Order in Chinese as a Foreign Language (Studies on Language Acquisition) by Wenying Jiang
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