The Development of Spanish as a Second Language
by Dr. Terry L. Ballman and Dr. Paul B. Mandell
The explicated description of the developmental trajectory of oral adult L2 Spanish speech from first through fourth year, this book compares the information customarily presented in college Spanish L2 texts, the results of contemporary empirical research about L2 Spanish speech and the data from a cross-sectional study. Chapters 2-6 each focus on a particular grammatical topic (i.e., Chapter 2: The copulae, Chapter 3: Agreement, Chapter 4: Pronouns, Chapter 5: Clauses and connectors, Chapter 6: Aspect: Preterite and Imperfect). Published August 15, 2014.