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Gestures and second language acquisition

Gullberg, Marianne LU (2014) In Body, language, communication: an international handbook on multimodality in human interaction 2. p.1868-1875
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Most people in the world speak more than one language and many learn it as adolescents or adults. The study of second language acquisition (meaning any language learnt after the first language) is concerned with how a new language develops in the presence of an existing one. Since gestures are an integral part of communication, subject to crosslinguistic, socio- and psycholinguistic variation, they become a natural extension of second language (L2), foreign language (FL) and bilingualism studies. Gestures can be examined as a system to be acquired in its own right (the acquisition of gestures), as a window on language development (gestures in acquisition), and as a medium of development (the effect... (More)
Abstract in Undetermined

Most people in the world speak more than one language and many learn it as adolescents or adults. The study of second language acquisition (meaning any language learnt after the first language) is concerned with how a new language develops in the presence of an existing one. Since gestures are an integral part of communication, subject to crosslinguistic, socio- and psycholinguistic variation, they become a natural extension of second language (L2), foreign language (FL) and bilingualism studies. Gestures can be examined as a system to be acquired in its own right (the acquisition of gestures), as a window on language development (gestures in acquisition), and as a medium of development (the effect of gestures on acquisition). (Less)
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gestures, second language acquisition
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Body, language, communication: an international handbook on multimodality in human interaction
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Müller, Cornelia; Cienki, Alan; Fricke, Ellen; Ladewig, Silva H.; McNeill, David; Tessendorf, Sedinha; ; ; ; ; and
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2
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1868 - 1875
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Mouton de Gruyter
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Cognition, Communication and Learning
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Most people in the world speak more than one language and many learn it as adolescents or adults. The study of second language acquisition (meaning any language learnt after the first language) is concerned with how a new language develops in the presence of an existing one. Since gestures are an integral part of communication, subject to crosslinguistic, socio- and psycholinguistic variation, they become a natural extension of second language (L2), foreign language (FL) and bilingualism studies. Gestures can be examined as a system to be acquired in its own right (the acquisition of gestures), as a window on language development (gestures in acquisition), and as a medium of development (the effect of gestures on acquisition).},
  author       = {Gullberg, Marianne},
  editor       = {Müller, Cornelia and Cienki, Alan and Fricke, Ellen and Ladewig, Silva H. and McNeill, David and Tessendorf, Sedinha},
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  publisher    = {Mouton de Gruyter},
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  title        = {Gestures and second language acquisition},
  volume       = {2},
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