Tense and Aspect in Second Language Acquisition

Form, Meaning, and Use

Kathleen Bardovi-Harlig, Richard F. Young (Series Editor)
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This book explores the association of form and meaning in the acquisition of tense and aspect by adult learners of nine target languages. The book provides a survey and synthesis of studies from five perspectives: meaning-oriented approaches, acquisitional sequences, the aspect hypothesis, the discourse hypothesis, and the effect of instruction.