Date of Original Version

2004

Type

Book Chapter

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http://books.google.com/books?id=bBtoRJ2ftOgC&dq=Handbook+of+bilingualism:+Psycholinguistic+approaches&printsec=frontcover&source=bn&hl=en&ei=J__VSqfNCoqrlAeA8qGdCQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=4&ved=0CBwQ6AEwAw#v=onepage&q=&f=false

Abstract or Description

This paper presents an extended formulation of the Competition Model. The extended model is designed to account for a larger range of phenomena in first and second language acquisition, including bilingualism. As in the classic version of the Competition Model, competition is at the core of a set of non-modular interacting forces. However, now the various inputs to competition are described in terms of six additional subcomponents: arenas, cues, chunking, storage, codes, and resonance. Learning is viewed as a resonant process that relies on storage, chunking, and support to acquire new mappings.

Comments

In J. Kroll & A. De Groot (Eds.) Handbook of Bilingualism: Psycholinguistic Approaches. Oxford University Press.

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