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By Michael Sharwood Smith (auth.), Mirosław Pawlak, Larissa Aronin (eds.)

This booklet brings jointly papers facing crucial matters in utilized linguistics and multilingualism which were contributed by means of top figures in those fields and current cutting-edge advancements in concept and learn. the 1st half comprises articles relating quite a few points of multiple-language acquisition, with a specific emphasis at the function of affordances, the interfaces among language and notion, and components influencing the method of language studying. half offers with person adaptations within the acquisition of extra languages, focusing particularly at the effect of such variables as age, flair, motivation and studying deficits. ultimately, half 3 provides contributions illuminating key concerns within the acquisition of alternative subsystems and abilities, akin to grammar, phonology, lexis and writing platforms. because of the variety of views on utilized linguistics and multilingualism, in addition to the state-of-the-art nature of a few of the proposals, this edited assortment can be an incredible reference paintings and a resource of idea for theorists and researchers.

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B. Cies´licka et al. 32 Table 3 Mean total reading time for the idiom region and post-idiom region, averaged per character, for English-dominant and Spanish-dominant bilinguals. 33) than in their literal meaning (49 ms), suggesting that figurative meaning was more salient for English-dominant readers. On the other hand, Spanish-dominant bilinguals had shorter reading times on the post-idiom region when idioms were preceded by the neutral context and used literally (64 ms) than figuratively (66 ms), suggesting that literal meanings might be more salient and readily available when processing idioms in non-dominant language.

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Methodological consideration in performing semantic-and translation-priming experiments across languages. Behavior Research Methods 39: 1–18. Altenberg, B. 1998. On the phraseology of spoken English: The evidence of recurrent word combinations. In Phraseology: Theory, analysis, and applications, ed. A. P. Cowie, 101–122. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Cies´licka, A. 2006. Literal salience in on-line processing of idiomatic expressions by L2 speakers. Second Language Research 22: 115–144. Cies´licka, A.

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