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Phonological Working Memory And Second Language Acquisition

A Developmental Study of Francophone Children Learning English in Quebec

by Leif Michael French

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language acquisition,
  • Memory,
  • Language,
  • Foreign Language Study,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • French,
  • Psychological aspects,
  • Phonetics & Phonics,
  • Linguistics,
  • Grammar, Comparative and general,
  • Phonology,
  • Second language acquisition

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8077834M
    ISBN 100773458204
    ISBN 109780773458208

    Purpose The goals of this study were to evaluate the impact of short-term phonological awareness (PA) instruction presented in children’s first language (L1; Spanish) on gains in their L1 and second language (L2; English) and to determine whether relationships exist between vocabulary size, verbal working memory, and PA in Spanish-speaking English language learners (ELLs).Cited by: Clark Phonological Working Memory and Phonological Awareness 3 for beginning readers (and its continuedrelevance for more experienced readers), understanding the cognitive prerequisites ofdecoding skill is a crucial part ofunderstanding reading acquisition. Decoding skill requires both phoneme awareness and phonological working Size: 1MB.

    This book evaluates the involvement of working memory in five central aspects of language processing: vocabulary acquisition, speech production, reading development, skilled reading, and comprehension. The authors draw upon experimental, neuropsychological and developmental evidence in a wide-ranging evaluation of the contribution of two components of working memory to each aspect of language.4/5(1). Deborah M. Riby, Melanie A. Porter, in Advances in Child Development and Behavior, 6 Verbal Memory. While phonological short-term memory (or immediate memory span for auditory–verbal information) is generally reported to be at or above the level predicted by mental age (Porter & Coltheart, ), verbal working memory (being able to hold and manipulate auditory–verbal information in.

      Working memory is thought to be a critical ability in the acquisition of a second language, though the mechanisms remain unclear (Cowan, ). In an example of expert language use, cross-language interpreters face the task of trying to hold the information spoken by the original speaker and what they have already translated, as well as the Cited by: Working Memory and Language is unique in that it draws together findings from normal adults, brain-damaged patients, and children. For each of these populations, working memory involvement in language processing ranging from the speech production to comprehension are by:


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Phonological Working Memory And Second Language Acquisition by Leif Michael French Download PDF EPUB FB2

: Phonological Working Memory And Second Language Acquisition: A Developmental Study of Francophone Children Learning English in Quebec (): French, Leif Michael: BooksCited by: Phonological Working Memory and Second Language Acquisition: A Developmental Study of Francophone Children Learning English in Quebec Paperback – January 1, by Leif Author: Leif M.

French. There has been little research on the role phonological memory plays in different aspects of children’s second language development. The present study investigated the developmental relation between phonological memory and second language acquisition in grade 6 Francophone children enrolled in a 5-month intensive English program in Quebec’s Saguenay : Phonological short-term memory plays a key role in the process of language acquisition in the storage of unknown phonological forms while more permanent representations are stored in the long-term Author: Elisabet Service.

The first studies reporting a correlative relationship between memory for the spoken form of language and L2 acquisition were published at the end of the s.

The term phonological short‐term memory (PSTM) is used to refer to the ability to form and maintain a mental representation of spoken material so that it can be immediately accessed and accurately repeated back aloud or silently.

Abstract Over the years, a large body of research has accumulated on the conception and measurement of working memory (WM) as well as on its relation to first and second language acquisition (SLA).

concerning the role of memory on second language learning has increased. The present paper tries to analyze the role of working memory and phonological short-term memory, as part of language aptitude in second language learning, and it also attempts to examine the way short-term memory may affect the learners and the.

This study investigated the relationship between phonological memory and second language (L2) fluency gains in native English-speaking adults learning Spanish in two learning contexts: at their home university or abroad in an immersion by:   Phonological memory and children's second language grammar learning - Volume 29 Issue 3 - LEIF M.

FRENCH, IRENA O'BRIEN THE ROLES OF PHONOLOGICAL SHORT-TERM MEMORY AND WORKING MEMORY IN L2 GRAMMAR AND VOCABULARY LEARNING. Studies in Second Language Acquisition, Vol. 34, Issue. 3, p. Phonological memory and children's second Cited by:   Phonological Working Memory and Second Language Acquisition: A Developmental Study of Francophone Children Learning French in Quebec Hardcover – 1 April by Leif M French Author: Leif M French.

Modern work in second language acquisition reveals just how the learning of a second language can precipitate phonetic changes in a speaker’s native language, e.g., shifted voice-onset-time values in Dutch that is influenced by English, or in English that is influenced by Korean or by: 2.

WORKING MEMORY, SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION AND LOW-EDUCATED SECOND LANGUAGE AND LITERACY LEARNERS Alan Juffs, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Linguistics 1 Introduction The role of memory in language learning has long been of interest to researchers in first and second language acquisition (SLA) (Baddeley, ; Ellis, ).

working memory, and thus their acquisition of literacy skills. Consequently, this research investigated the relationship between working memory and phonological awareness by assessing South African Grade 1 children, firstly utilising a recently developed standardised working memory assessment tool, the.

The results showed that verbal working memory had a significantly stronger effect on cognate category (2) than on the other three cognate categories. This suggests that verbal working memory is related to the acquisition of cross-linguistic phonological regularities.

More generally, it confirms the hypothes Cited by: 3. This paper describes a 2-year longitudinal study of 76 initially prereading children. The study examined the relationships between phonological awareness (measured by tests of onset and rime, phonemic segmentation and phoneme deletion), verbal working memory and the development of reading and spelling.

Factor analyses showed that the verbal working memory tests which were Cited by: The book is divided into three parts, with each section unified by broad thematic content: Part I, Theoretical Issues and Frameworks in L2 Phonology, lays the groundwork for examining L2 phonological acquisition.

Part II, Second Language Speech Perception and Production, examines these two aspects of L2 speech in more detail. Learning outcomes. The reader will be introduced to the concept of a multi-component working memory.

Particular emphasis will be placed on the phonological loop component, and (a) its fractionation into a storage and processing component, (b) the neuropsychological evidence for this distinction, and (c) its implication for both native and second language by: Phonological working memory and second language acquisition: a developmental study of francophone children learning English in Quebec.

[Leif Michael French] -- There has been little research on the role phonological memory plays in different aspects of children's second language development.

The present study aimed at investigating whether L2 learning affects phonological short-term and working memory and first language (L1) development. The performance of a group of 31 4- toyear-old sequential bilinguals attending an International School on tasks assessing phonological short-term and working memory and linguistic performance in Cited by: 3.

Building vocabulary and developing it depends on the phonological loop in the working memory (Service, ). Deficits in the phonological memory can affect students’ abilities to retain verbal information and process it, which will consequently affect vocabulary learning and language development in general (Gathercole & Baddeley, ).File Size: KB.

Over the years, a large body of research has accumulated on the conception and measurement of working memory (WM) as well as on its relation to first and second language acquisition (SLA), paving the way for the formulation of a comprehensive.MEMORY AND WORKING MEMORY IN L2 GRAMMAR AND VOCABULARY LEARNING Katherine I.

Martin and Nick C. Ellis Studies in Second Language Acquisition / Volume 34 / Issue 03 / Septemberpp ­ DOI: /S, Published online: 15 August   Cowan, N () Second language use. Theories of working memory and the Vennian mind.

In: Wen, Mota, MB, McNeil, A (eds) Working memory in second language acquisition and processing. Bristol: Multilingual Matters, pp. 29 – Google ScholarCited by: