CLL Session 7: L1 Transfer in SLA. LAEL, Lancaster University Florencia Franceschina. What is transfer?.
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“[transfer is evidenced as] those instances of deviation from the norms of either language which occur in the speech of bilinguals as a result of their familiarity with more than one language”
Weinreich (1953: 1)
Gass (1996: 321)
Ellis (1997: 51)
CAH was empirically unsupported:
Source of errors:
Exercise: Trying out error analysis
(Krashen, 1982, 1985)
General consensus: the L1 and general developmental processes shape SLA.
No agreement on what exactly each contributes, or how.
Minimal Trees (Vainikka and Young-Scholten, 1994, 1996, 1998)
Full Transfer/Full Access (Schwartz and Sprouse, 1994, 1996)
Look at Ionin’s data. Are they compatible with FT/FA? Are they compatible with MTs?