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Note: This page is not about lingua franca.


The type of language produced by nonnative speakers in the process of learning a second language or foreign language.


Interlanguage. (n.d.). The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. Retrieved July 09, 2007, from Answers.com Web site: http://www.answers.com/topic/interlanguage




Some definition sources here- Need to check



Collection of papers and online references

Interlanguage hypothesis and concept of Interlanguage Competence





Timothy Mason's Site - Lecture Notes


"How does the learner create her interlanguage? According to Selinker, there are a number of basic processes - but, particularly in his later work, he insists upon learning strategies - that is, activities that the learner adopts in order to help her acquire the language."


Interlanguage and Fossilization




-A study of interference between Korean and English

Three parts to Interlanguage

 (sources not cited)


-Teaching English Interlanguage

Points to further references


-Student Interlanguage and Classroom Practice by Wilma Luth



-LLT Journal: Computer Mediated Communication: A window on L2 Spanish interlanguage by Robert Blake


-What is the Role of Transfer in Interlanguage?




Larry Selinker, University of London




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