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Publications

Below are the manuscript versions of a number of recent papers on language attrition. Note that these files do not contain potential corrections and changes that were made at proof stage.

If you want to cite any of these papers, please refer to the published version. Should you not have access to these from your institution’s library, please contact me.

Language attrition timeline - Annotated bibliography: This is a piece that I originally wrote as a Timeline for Language Teaching. The finished version had become far too long, and I will have to cut it substantially before it can be published. I decided to include it in full here in the hope that it may be useful to you.

Schmid, Monika S. In press. The debate on maturational constraints in bilingual development: a perspective from first language attrition. Accepted for publication in Language acquisition.

Schmid, M. S. & Jarvis, Scott (in press) Lexical first language attrition. Accepted for publication in Bilingualism: Language and Cognition.

Schmid, M. S. (2013) Language attrition. Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism 3:1, 96-117.

Schmid, M. S. (2013). First Language Attrition. WIRE's Cognitive Science 4:2, 117-123.

Hopp, H. & Schmid, M. S. (2013). Perceived foreign accent in L1 attrition and L2 acquisition: the impact of age of acquisition and bilingualism. Applied Psycholinguistics 34:2, 361-394. Open Access publication, available here.

Schmid, M.S., Köpke B. & de Bot, K. (2013). Language attrition as a complex, non-linear development. International Journal of Bilingualism 17:6 (Special issue Dynamics of first language attrition across the lifespan), 675-683.

Schmid, M. S. (2012). The impact of age and exposure on forgetting and retention of the birth language in international adoptees: a perspective from Holocaust survivors. Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism 2:2, 177-208.

Schmid, M.S. (2012). Language attrition and multilingualism, invited contribution to Carol A. Chapelle (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. Oxford: Blackwell Wiley.

Schmid, M.S.& T. H. Mehotcheva. (2012). Foreign language attrition. Dutch Journal of Applied Linguistics 1:1, 102-124.

Yilmaz, G. & M. S. Schmid (2012). L1 accessibility among Turkish-Dutch bilinguals. The Mental Lexicon 7:3, 249-274.

Schmid, M.S. (2011). Treacherous Shibboleths: Language as an indicator of origin. University of Groningen, Faculty of Arts, Inaugural address.

Schmid, M.S. (2011). Contact x time: External factors and variability in L1 attrition, in: Monika S. Schmid and Wander Lowie (eds.) Modeling Bilingualism: From structure to chaos. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, pp. 155-176.

Köpke, B. & Schmid, M.S. (2011). Aspects psycholinguistiques de l'attrition de la première langue. Language, Interaction and Acquisition 2:2, 197-220.

Schmid, M. S. (2010). Languages at play: The relevance of L1 attrition to the study of bilingualism. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition 13:1, 1-7.

Schmid, M.S. & Beers Fägersten, K. (2010) Fluency and language attrition. Language Learning 60:4, 753-791.

Schmid, M. S. & Dusseldorp, E. (2010). Quantitative analyses in a multivariate study of language attrition: The impact of extralinguistic factors. Second Language Research 26:1, 125-160.

Schmid, M. S., & Keijzer, M. (2009). First language attrition and reversion among older migrants. International Journal of the Sociology of Language 200, 83–101

Schmid, M. S, & B. Köpke. (2008). L1 attrition and the mental lexicon, in: Aneta Pavlenko (ed.), The Bilingual Mental Lexicon. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters, pp. 209 – 238.

Schmid, M. S. (2009). On L1 attrition and the linguistic system. EUROSLA Yearbook 9, 212-244.

Schmid, M. S. (2007). The role of L1 use for L1 attrition. In B. Köpke, M. S. Schmid, M. Keijzer & S. Dostert (Eds), Language Attrition. Theoretical perspectives, pp. 135-153. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins.

Schmid, M.S. & Köpke, B. (2007) Bilingualism and attrition. In: B. Köpke, M. S. Schmid, M. Keijzer and S. Dostert (Eds.), Language attrition: Theoretical perspectives (pp. 1-8). Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins.

Schmid, M. S. (2004). First language attrition: The methodology revised. International Journal of Bilingualism 8:3, 239-255.

Köpke, B. & Schmid, M. S. (2004) First language attrition: The next phase. In M. S. Schmid, B. Köpke, M. Keijzer, M. & L. Weilemar (Eds.), First language attrition: Interdisciplinary perspectives on methodological issues. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, pp. 1-43.