New Trends in Language Acquisition Within the Generative Perspective

This book presents a comprehensive, state-of-the-art treatment of the acquisition of Indo- and Non-Indo-European languages in various contexts, such as L1, L2, L3/Ln, bi/multilingual, heritage languages, pathology as well as language impairment, and sign language acquisition. The book explores a bro...

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Other Authors: Guijarro-Fuentes, Pedro (Editor), Suárez-Gómez, Cristina (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2020, 2020
Edition:1st ed. 2020
Series:Studies in Theoretical Psycholinguistics
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Section I Second-language
  • Putnam, Michael T., The role of formal features in an exo-skeletal grammar: Implications for language acquisition and maintenance
  • Ahern, Aoife, José Amenós-Pons and Pedro Guijarro-Fuentes, Intepreting evidentiality in non-evidential languages: L2 Spanish by L1 French speakers
  • Tuniyan, Elina and Roumyana Slabakova, L2 acquisition of definiteness in English: non-target mapping of anaphoricity onto the ..
  • Diaubalick, Tim, Pedro Guijarro-Fuentes and Katrin Schmitz, Language influence in the acquisition of aspect: Advanced L2 learners versus heritage speakers
  • Genevska-Hanke, Dobrinka, Pronominal use in late L1 attrition in near-native L2 acquisition: the case of pro-drop L1 Bulgarian and non-pro-drop L2 German
  • Section II Language acquisition under specific conditions
  • Wimmer, Eva, Bernadette Witecy and Martina Penke, Syntactic problems in German individuals with Down syndrome: evidence from the production of wh-questions
  • Smeets, Liz and Luisa Meroni, Stress or context for the computation of scalar implicatures
  • Herbert, Marjorie and Acrisio Pires, Contact signing and English-based production among L1 and L2 deaf ASL-English bilinguals
  • Müller, Natascha and Abira Sivakumar-Thiyagarajah, Acquiring three languages from birth: It does matter
  • Section III First language
  • Ito, Masuyo and Kenneth Wexler, Maximality trouble? Japanese-speaking children’s interpretation of comparatives
  • Agostinho, Celina and Anna Gavarró, The acquisition of implicit control in European Portuguese
  • De Villiers, Jill, Jessica Kotfila, and Tom Roeper, When is recursion easier for children?
  • Sicuro Correa, Letícia Maria, On the domain specificity of intervention effects in children’s comprehension of relative clauses and coordinate clauses
  • Bosch, Jasmijn, Shalom Zuckermann and Manuela Pinto, The acquisition of ‘bridging’ tested in a coloring task
  • Roeper, Tom, Jennifer Rau, Dagmar Bittner, Nadine Balbach, Milena Kuehnast, Presuppositions, implicatures, and repair emerge slowly