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Second Language Acquisition

2. Second Language Acquisition
2.1. Learner language
2.2. Learner characteristics

AHONEN, MARJA-LIISA & TERTTU MÖTTÖNEN
A study on the errors of Finnish upper secondary school students with special reference to the errors in the verb phrase, noun phrase and spelling.
1977

BRAX, MARJATTA & RAIJA OJANEN
A study of errors in the English verb phrase from the point of view of tense and aspect.
1976

BURSIEWICZ, VIRPI-MAARIT
A bilingual child's re-acquisition of English.
1996

HEIKKILÄ, HANNA
Errors made by Finnish learners of English in the use of prepositions.
1992
sivulaudaturtyö

HERRANEN, TAUNO
Errors made by Finnish university students in the use of the English article system.
1977

HIRVONEN, TUULA
Bilingual language acquisition: a case study of an English-Finnish speaking child.
1981

HONKANEN, MINNA
It was full of empty: lexical errors in written compositions of Finnish pupils.
2000

HÄKKILÄ, SAINI
Error analysis on written productions of Finnish schoolchildren of the fourth form of comprehensive school.
1978

JYLHÄ, JAANA & SIRPA KARREINEN
Play it again, Laura: off-air cartoons and video as a means of second language learning: a case study.
1991

KOLLANUS, TUULA
Errors in English verb forms and tense by Finnish schoolchildren at comprehensive school.
1991

KORHONEN, ANJA & HELENA KORHONEN
A study on the word order errors of Finnish students of English.
1976

KORHONEN, OLLI
Erroneous use of English verb forms by Finnish schoolchildren.
1983

LAITINEN, ANTERO
The internalization of vocabulary, conventional syntagms and idioms by advanced students of English.
1983

LAMMINPÄÄ, SINIKKA
Production strategies in the translation from Finnish into English by Finnish students of English: a study of lexical errors.
1980

LÄMSÄ, RIITTA
Analysis of Finnish pupils' errors in the use of the formal subjects there and it and in passive sentences.
1981

MIETTINEN, HELENA
Nonword repetition and L2 knowledge.
2003

MÄENPÄÄ, EIJA
Learning English vocabulary in the upper secondary school: the learner's view.
1997

MÄKI-KNUUTTILA, LEENA & HENRIIKKA NIIRANEN
Opportunities to use English outside the school setting: a descriptive study of second graders in three upper secondary schools in Jyväskylä.
1996

NEUVONEN, MIIA
Lexical errors in written compositions produced by Finnish learners of English.
2005

NEVALAINEN, JOHANNA & HANNA SYVÄLAHTI
English rules OK: parental views on the choice of the first foreign language.
2000

NORDLUND-WIK, AILA
Errors made in the English verb by Finnish and Norwegian secondary school.
1987

OPAS, MARJA & TERHI PALOHEIMO-PIKKARAINEN
Dyslexia and English as a foreign language: a study on compositions in English matriculation examination spring 1995.
2001

RAUHALA, JUSSI
A study on word order errors of Finnish learners of English at comprehensive school.
1979

RIMPILÄ, MINNA
Practice makes perfect - or does it? The linguistic benefits of a short language course abroad.
1993
sivulaudaturtyö

RÄSÄNEN, ANNE
Variations in views of acceptability held by native speakers of English resident in Finland.
1976

TASKINEN, ANNE
Errors by Finnish learners of English and universal errors.
1981

TAVAILA, TARJA
Two theories of language acquisition and their relevance to foreign language teaching.
1980
sivulaudaturtyö

VAURULA, NINA
Subject-verb agreement of finite verbs in the present tense in written productions of Finnish secondary school learners of English as second language
2012

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2.1. Learner language

AUTIO, SIRPA
We spokely /er/ mostly speak English: a study of features of speech fluency and their perception in Finnish American immigrant English.
1990

GERLANDER, HELENA
The contribution of acquisition and learning in the internalization of more complex aspects of English grammar.
1983

HARJULA, HELI & SARI MANNINEN
A study year abroad: exchange students' assessment of their English language proficiency.
1993

HAVIA, VESA
Language processing by Finnish and native speakers of English with special reference to the use of grammatical knowledge.
1982

HIEKKANEN, HELI
Situational appropriateness of Finnish English speech: a study of elicited responses.
1995

HUITTINEN, HELINÄ & LEENA KOPONEN
Language processing by Finnish learners and native speakers of English with special reference to orthography.
1984

HUJALA, ELLA
English as a lingua franca in the workplace: one-size-fits all? In search for a deeper understanding of Finnish speakers of ELF.
2009

IHALAINEN, SATU
The use of lexical compensation strategies by Finnish university students of English.
1995

JAATINEN, SIRMA & TARJA MANKKINEN
The size of vocabulary of university students of English.
1992

KAARTINEN, RITVA
The acquisition and learning of English as a foreign language: a cross-sectional study of morpheme accuracy shown by Finnish pupils in data elicited by the bilingual syntax measure.
1980

KAINULAINEN, TIINA
Understanding idioms. A comparison of Finnish third grade students of national senior secondary school and IB Diploma Programme.
2006

KANKAANPÄÄ, ANNE & SANNA LEHIKOINEN
First-year English students' knowledge about gender-specific features in English.
1993

KOPONEN, MATTI
Glottal boundary markers and aspects of disfluency Finnish English.
1990

KOSKINEN, VEERA
The summarizing skills of Finnish engineering students.
2000

LAITINEN, MATTI & HANNU RYYNÄNEN
The acquisition-learning distinction in assessing the productive skills of an average Finnish university student of English.
1981

LAUKKANEN, HILLEVI & ARJA RUUHINEN
Pidginization in the interlanguage of Finnish learners of English.
1982

LEIKOLA, KAI
"We really had a great week together, didn't we?" The development of questions in texts written by adult learners of English as a second language.
2011

LEINONEN, KIRSTI & ERJA VIITANEN
Knowledge of English affixes and reading comprehension.
1979

MAKKONEN, IRMA
Judgement of fluency by native and non-native speakers of English.
1982

MARJONI, AFSHIN
Farsi speakers' perception and pronunciation of English consonant clusters.
1995

MAUNU, KRISTIINA
Lexical communication strategies used by Finnish university students of English in oral production.
1990

MYLLÄRI, SINIKKA & SALLAMAA, EEVA
Developing Lexical Competence: The Influence of the Learning Method and Style on Young Learners' Vocabulary Acquisition.
2009

MÄKINEN, MIRVA
"Yesterday I met the biggest ice cream and drinked the biggest coke of my life": Are there differences in the competence of English grammar between CLIL students and non-CLIL students.
2010

MÄKINEN, TUULA
Lexical communication strategies in the interlanguage of Finnish students of English.
1981

NYKÄNEN, HELI
Pupils' knowledge of English at the end of the lower level of the comprehensive school.
1992

OAKES, SIRPA
Aspects of spelling and lexicon in the written compositions of American sixth graders.
1989

OITTINEN, MINNA
Lexical communication strategies used by Finnish learners of English in written production.
1989

PETÄJÄ, SANNA & RIITTA PYSTYNEN
"I talk to you but I don't know you": foreign students' communication difficulties in Finland.
1993

PIRINEN, MERJA
Native language and foreign language shadowing: a study of the native and English shadowing of Finnish university students.
1986

RISKU, MIKA
Prepositional errors as indications of the interlanguage of the Finnish students of English and Swedish.
1991

ROIHA, MINNA
"Shiner the sun?" - Question development in the writing of Finnish learners of English.
2008

SEPPÄNEN, LIISA
The learning of conventional syntagms by Finnish comprehensive school pupils.
1980

SIIPPAINEN, PAULA
Rhythm and stress - The connection between musicality and the pronunciation of English.
2009

SUORTTI, RITVA
A study of the fluency of Finnish university students of English: syntactic and textual aspects.
1982

TIIRIKAINEN, RITVA & KIRSI YLINENTALO
The use of vocabulary in the productions of the first-grade pupils in the upper secondary school: a linguistic performance analysis.
1988

TOLONEN, ULLA-MARIA & EIJA VILJANTO
The English language proficiency of a hearing-impaired child at the end of the ninth grade in the comprehensive school.
1984

VARTIAINEN, LISA
L2 influence in the L1 of American immigrants in Finland: a sign of first language attrition?
1996

VARTIAINEN, MARITTA
The development of the article system in the English of Finnish schoolchildren.
1979

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2.2. Learner characteristics

AITOLA, HELI
Anxiety in learning English at school: a study of students in grade eight in two schools.
1986

AIRAKSINEN, MARIANNE
Foreign language learning difficulties and learning strategies.
2008

AMEMORI, MARIKA
Demotivation to learn English among university students in Finland.
2012

ANNOLA, MERJA & ANU SAARELAINEN
Finnish student's beliefs about language learning.
1994

ANTILA, JOHANNA & TAINA VIRTANEN
The role of affective filter in foreign language study in rural and urban settings.
1989

ARJANKO, MARIANNE & ASTA KOUKKULA
Perceptual learning styles of high school and vocational school students.
1998

HAAPEA, RIINA
Attitudes towards varieties of the English language and their speakers held by Finnish students.
1999

HANNILA, ANNE
The good language learner in the optimal linguistic environment? The case of an international language school.
1995

HEIKKINEN, ANNIKA
A discourse analysis of success and failure accounts in learning English as a foreign language.
1999

HENRIKSSON, NINA
The use and understanding of, and attitudes towards Anglicisms by Finnish secondary school and workers' institute students.
1996

HIRVONEN, MARIANNE
Demotivation in learning English among immigrant pupils in the ninth grade of comprehensive school.
2010

HIRVONEN, MINNA & KAISA KORHONEN
Students' attitudes toward using English in subject matter courses in higher education.
1992

HOKKANEN, PÄIVI
What do unsuccessful learners of English know and believe about second language learning: a case study.
1996

HOLOPAINEN, SUSANNA & ASTA HYÖTYLÄINEN
Pupils' attitudes toward American English, British English and their native speakers in the Finnish upper secondary school.
1990

HUKKANEN,TIINA & NINA ILOMÄKI
Perceptual learning style preferences of EFL students in Finland.
2003

HURSKAINEN, PEKKA
Second language interaction as repositioning: identity construction and intergroup attitudes.
2009

HYRKSTEDT, IRENE
"Oma kieli mansikka, muu kieli mustikka": discourse-analytic study of attitudes towards English in Finland.
1997

HÄRKÄNEN-MARTTINEN, SIRKKA
Profiles of typical FL learners.
1990
sivulaudaturtyö

ISOMÖTTÖNEN, ANU
A discursive study of hard-of-hearing learners' explanations for failure and success in learning English as a foreign language.
2003

JÄRVELÄ, TUIJA
Parental attitudes and children's second language achievement.
1992

JÄRVINEN, EIJA & PIRJO POLLARI
"Great expectations": a study of expectations for the teaching of English.
1990

KAIPIAINEN, PIRJO & MARIA LEMPINEN
Finnish university students of English - Finns or foreigners?
1988

KARHUNEN, MARJO
Characteristics of Finns from the viewpoint of cross-cultural communication.
1983

KARJALAINEN, SIRPA
Word processing by Finnish students of English: the effect of context length, context congruity, word length and word frequency on word perception speed.
1985

KESKI-HEISKA, ANNA-MARI
English teachers as constructed in the language learning autobiographies written by university students: a discursive study
2009

KNUUTINEN, YRJÖ & SEIJA KÄMÄRÄINEN
The realization of the emotional dimension in foreign language communication: theoretical considerations and an exploratory attempt.
1988

KOHONEN, PIRJO
A review of theory and empirical studies of dyslexia and learning to read in English as a second language.
2003

KOIVISTO, MERJA
Problem-solving strategies between pupils in computer-assisted language learning.
1989

KOLEHMAINEN, PÄIVI
The occurrence of voices in third graders' beliefs about the ease and difficulty of foreign languages.
2011

KORHONEN, HENRI
Students' and teachers' attitudes toward computer-assisted language learning.
1992

KORHONEN, RAILI
English language learning objectives, experiences and motivation.
1987

KOSKINEN, MARJA
English language communication apprehension: a study of Finnish postgraduate students.
1995

KUITUNEN, TUIJA
In search of an alternative way of investigating the foreign language self-concepts of adult English learners.
1999

KUUSIRATI, PAULIINA & MARJO SOININEN
Expectations and their realization in the study of English at the comprehensive school.
1995

KYYRÖNEN, MARJA-SIRKKU
Anxiety during English lessons among ninth graders in a Finnish comprehensive school.
1997

LAUKKARINEN, ANJA
Foreign language learning and the attitudes of youth work training students toward English studies.
1987

LEHIKOINEN, EEVA & LEINONEN, PIIA
Motivation and demotivation to study English at three different school levels in Finland.
2010

LEPPÄNEN, ARJA & MARITA VÄLIKANGAS
The effects of attitudes, motivation, personality factors and learning strategies on achievement in second language learning at a Finnish high school.
1983

LUKKARINEN, JOHANNA
Emotions in EFL learning.
2011

LÖYTYNOJA, MARIKA
Good English teaching in students' talk: a discourse-analytic study.
2001

MALESSA, EVA
Friend or foe?: Attitudes to and beliefs about English in Finland expressed by Finnish as a second language learners.
2011

MANNINEN, SEIJA
Communication apprehension: a study of the factors contributing to anxiety experienced by Finnish speakers of English.
1984

MARTTILA, JUKKA
The English lesson of my dreams: good language teaching from the point of the learner.
1996

MIETTINEN, ANNA & ILPO PÄIVÄLÄINEN
Images of the United States among Finnish upper secondary school students.
1995

MUHONEN, JENNI
Second language demotivation: factors that discourage pupils from learning the English language.
2004

NIEMELÄ, MARIA
I'll believe it when I see it. A study of English and German teachers' beliefs about and use of motivational strategies.
2012

NIKKI, MAIJA-LIISA
The correlation between primary mental abilities and the different sections of language learning on primary level.
1980

NUTO, ELINA
"Emmää puhu ellei oo pakko": subjective experiences of communication apprehension in English.
2003

OKSANEN, JOHANNA
Students' beliefs about themselves as users of Finnish, Swedish and English: analysis of metaphorical constructions.
2005

PAAKKANEN, ANU & OUTI PIRINEN
Oral communication apprehension in the English class: a study of upper secondary school pupils.
1990

PEKKARINEN, NIINA
Dyslexia and the ways in which Finnish English teachers recognize, react to and help dyslexic learners.
2009

PERÄLAMPI, ANNE
Pupils' first foreign languages and attitudes toward their native speakers.
1988

PIETI-GRANATH, PÄIVI & RIITTA PIRINEN
The motivation among foreign language students in summer universities and citizens' evening schools.
1992

POLLARI, VIRPI & KIRSI WESTERHOLM
The foreign language self-concept of adult learners of English.
1992

PYRRÖ, SANNAMAIJA
Effectance motivation in the English language classroom.
1996

PÄÄKKÖNEN, MERJA
"Language in thinking: Vygotskian perspectives on the relation of language and thinking as reported by secondary school students".
2003

RANTALA, MINNA
Beliefs about learning English as a foreign language.
2002

REINIKAINEN, LIISA
"Why can't I learn English": a case study on some affective factors influencing third language learning of a bilingual student.
1997

REMES, AULI
The effect of affective factors on the language acquisition of Finnish university students of English and Russian during their foreign stay.
1990

RENKO, KATARIINA
Finnish EFL learners' perceptions on errors, corrective feedback and foreign language anxiety.
2012

SAARINEN, PÄIVI
A work assignment in the United States: a profile of Finnish expatriates.
1992

SIIMES, RIITTA
Language aptitude, aptitude tests, and foreign language learning.
1981

SILLANPÄÄ, JERE
Motivational strategies as perceived and implemented by future LS teachers - a comparison of two groups of Finnish university students.
2012

SORVARI, LEENA
Children's views of foreign languages.
1996

SOUKKA, TUULA
Strategies used by Finnish upper secondary school pupils in reading comprehension.
1989

TAIVALSAARI, LEENA
Foreign language learning and students' personal growth.
1992

TAVASTI, PÄIVI
Language learning strategies of Finnish ninth-grade comprehensive school students.
1994

TIAINEN, MERVI
What is 'a good English teacher' like?
1995

TOIVAKKA, MIKA
Finnish high school students and possible L2 selves.
2010

TURUNEN, PAULA
"Taloni horjuu vielä pahasti": Metaphorical expressions used by university students about themselves as learners of English and about their teachers .
2003

VIRNES, ANNI
A comparative study of motivational variables in foreign language learning.
1995

VÄISÄNEN, SATU
Beliefs about language learning: a case study of six students of English and their two teachers.
1997

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