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Patterns in Second Language Acquisition This section looks at four areas of linguistic theory--phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics--and examines some specific L2 acquisition patterns within each area. It is important to emphasize that each of those areas has a different pattern of influence on interlanguage forms. In particular, interlanguage phono1ogy shows perhaps the strongest LI transfer inlluence. On the other hand, ìnterlanguage morphology shows strong developmental influence to transfer. Interlanguage syntax demonstrates a complex interaction of transfer (affected by universals and markedness) and developmental influences. Interlanguage semantics is stronglo developmental, with some negative transfer; semantics is also
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