The acquisition of subject-verb agreement by english language learners: the case of third-person singular –s

UDK 372.881.111.1  BBK 74.268.1

A. E. Saraeva

The article provides a potential explanation for the difficulties that English language learners encounter regarding subject-verb agreement from the perspective of Second Language Acquisition (SLA). The attention is drawn to the issue of how research findings can be used to develop some implications for foreign language teaching.

Keywords: Second language acquisition (SLA), second language (L2), morphology, subject-verb agreement, morpheme order studies, English as a foreign language (EFL).

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