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Fossilization

  • Definition: Process through which form from a speaker's non-native language usage become fixed (generally in a way that would be considered ungrammatical by a native speaker) and do not change, even after years of instruction.

    Source: Language Files, eleventh edition, edited by Vedrana Mihalicek and Christin Wilson

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