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.
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. (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.
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.
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.