Publication List 5

Second/Third Language Acquisition

This page contains the most recent and relevant publications, either by the researchers in this group or that are considered relevant to children and language learning in the early years. Publications are organised in chronological order.



Murphy, V.A (2010). The relationship between age of learning and exposure to the second language in L2 children. In E. Macaro (Ed.), Continuum companion to Second Language Acquisition. London: Continuum.


Kahn-Horwitz, J., Schwartz, M., & Share, D. L. (2011). Acquiring the complex English orthography: A tri-literacy advantage? Journal of Research in Reading, 34(1), 136-1561. Impact Factor – 1.25.


Ibrahim, N. (2014). Perceptions of identity in trilingual 5-year-old twins in diverse pre-primary educational contexts. In Mourão, S. and Lourenço, M. (Eds.), Early Years Second Language Education: International Perspectives on Theories and Practice (pp. 46-61). Abingdon: Routledge.


Protassova, E. (2018). Teaching Second Language at Pre-School Age: The Russian Experience. In N. McLelland & R. Smith (Eds), The History of Language Learning and Teaching. Vol. II: 19th-20th Century Europe (pp. 196-216). Cambridge: Legenda.


Rokita-Jaśkow, J. (2019). Parental involvement in very early L2 acquisition. In J. Rokita-Jaśkow & M. Ellis. (Eds.) Early instructed SLA:Pathways to competence(pp.191-205) Bristol: Multilingual Matters.