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date: 18 May 2021

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This chapter analyzes second language acquisition in the context of Construction Grammar. It provides evidence for the psychological reality of constructions in a second language and presents a psychological analysis of the effects of form, function, frequency, and contingency that are common to both first and second language construction learning following statistical learning processes which relate input and learner cognition. The chapter also considers crosslinguistic transfer effects and possible future directions for research into constructional approaches to second language acquisition.

Keywords: second language acquisition, Construction Grammar, statistical learning processes, learner cognition, crosslinguistic transfer, constructional approaches

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