Language attrition research network
de Leeuw, Esther
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Schmid, M. & de Leeuw, E. (2008) Language attrition research network, International Journal of Applied Linguistics, vol. 18, , pp. 117-117,
The article offers information on Research Network on Language Attrition, an international group formed by young researchers. It reports that the network aims at developing theoretical and methodological frameworks for the research works on language attrition. It mentions the worldwide collection of data on attrition by the network, for crosslinguistic comparison purpose. It reports the topics discussed at the network's meeting in January 2006 and states their decision to publish a regular newsletter from he participants of the group. It also mentions the topics covered in the October 2007 news letter of the group including the research papers on Arabic, English and Polish. Also mentioned are the possibilities of website launch from the network.