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Krashen, S., Long, M. and Scarcella, R. (1979) 'Age, Rate and Eventual Attainment in Second Language Acquisition', TESOL Quarterly, 13(4), pp. 573-582.

Lenneberg, E.H. (1967) Biological foundations of language / with appendices by Noam Chomsky and Otto Marx, New York ; London: Wiley.

Sachs, J., Bard, B., & Johnson, M. (1981). Language learning with restricted input: Case studies of two hearing children of deaf parents. Applied Psycholinguistics, 2(1), 33-54. doi:10.1017/S0142716400000643