This volume comprises a collection of essays by experts in the forefront of interlanguage study. Essays are also included in other related areas suchs as language pathology, child bilingualism, normal native adult interaction and mother tongue education. Each contribution reports on the current state of study and development in a wide variety of fields. Contributors are drawn from Europe, North America and Israel.
Gabriele Kasper is Professor of Applied Linguistics at the University of Hawai'i and has published extensively in the field of pragmatics and language research. Eric Kellerman is a Reader in the Departments of English and Applied Linguistics at the University of Nijmegen. He has published in Second Language Research, Studies in Second Language Acquisition, and Language Learning, and is Editor of 'The Clarion', the magazine of the European Second Language Association (EUROSLA).