Inspirations of Language Attrition to Chinese College English Teaching and Acquisition

Bao-Hong LI


As an opposite process of language acquisition, language attrition has been studied over 30 years abroad and established a relatively complete system of theory and particular research access. In this paper, the authors mainly introduce the researches of language attrition domestic and abroad, the typology of language attrition, two theories of language attrition. In the end, the authors analyze the inspirations of language attrition to Chinese College English teaching and acquisition.


Language Attrition, Regression Hypothesis, Critical Threshold Hypothesis, College English Teaching

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2016-12-08 00:00:00


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