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Studies in Second Language Acquisition
  • ISSN: 0272-2631 (Print), 1470-1545 (Online)
  • Editors: Professor Susan Gass Michigan State University, USA and Professor Bill VanPatten Michigan State University, USA
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Studies in Second Language Acquisition is a refereed journal of international scope devoted to the scientific discussion of acquisition of the use of non-native and heritage languages. Each volume contains four issues, one of which is devoted to a special topic in the field. The other three issues contain research articles of either a quantitative or qualitative nature in addition to essays on current theoretical matters. Other rubrics include shorter articles such as Replication Studies, Squibs, and Research Reports.

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