LINGUIST List 14.3139

Sat Nov 15 2003

Qs: Italian L2 Acquisition; Gradable Adjectives

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  1. Paola Cavassa, Linguistic data
  2. abul-qasim avand, gradable &ungradable adjectives

Message 1: Linguistic data

Date: Wed, 12 Nov 2003 14:08:26 +0100 (CET)
From: Paola Cavassa <>
Subject: Linguistic data

Dear staff, 

I'm an Italian student (University of Genoa), I'm writing my final
work in order to get my degree.

I'm writing about the spontaneous acquisition of Italian as a second
language for people coming from Ecuador, as here in Genoa we've got a
lot of Ecuatorian immigrants.

Where can I find any article in English about this subject, or better,
about the acquisition of Italian by a Spanish talker? Have you got
any link to suggest me?

Best Regards.
Paola Cavassa

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Message 2: gradable &ungradable adjectives

Date: Sat, 15 Nov 2003 13:33:45 +0000
From: abul-qasim avand <>
Subject: gradable &ungradable adjectives

Dear Sirs,
I am doing a study on gradable and ungradable adjectives(Those
adjectives which cannot be made into comparative ones) in English and
make a contrastive analysis between Farsi and English.

I'd appreciate any kind help.
Abulqasim Avand
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