LINGUIST List 15.832

Wed Mar 10 2004

Qs: Pronoun Structure; Experiment Design

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  1. fredrik heinat, structure of pronouns
  2. alison davies, Question:Lightbown & Spada article

Message 1: structure of pronouns

Date: Tue, 9 Mar 2004 06:02:59 -0500 (EST)
From: fredrik heinat <>
Subject: structure of pronouns


Does anyone have references to works concerning the internal structure
and features of pronouns and DPs. I'm specifically interested in the
differences there might be between personal, possessive and reflexive
pronouns (in any language) and not so much in differences between

PhD student, 
University of Lund
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Message 2: Question:Lightbown & Spada article

Date: Tue, 09 Mar 2004 22:48:25 +0000
From: alison davies <>
Subject: Question:Lightbown & Spada article

I was wondering if anyone could give me some ideas for an experiment I could 
carry out in order to investigate some of the issues raised in the Nina 
Spada and Patsy Lightbown article (1999) "Instruction, First Language 
Influence, and Developmental Readiness in Second Language Acquisition". The 
Modern Language Journal, 83:i (1-22).
Any suggestions would be gratefully received!
Many thanks!
Alison Davies

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