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Name: Silvia  Perez-Cortes
Institution: Rutgers University
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: NJ
Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition
Specialty: Bilingualism, SLA and Heritage Linguistics (syntax, semantics, pragmatics)
Subject Language(s): Spanish
Language Family(ies): Romance
Selected Publications: - Perez-Cortes, S. (2012). The Interpretation of Present Progressive aspectual features by L2 Spanish Learners and Heritage Language Speakers, Arizona
Working Papers in SLA teaching, 19, 36-55.

- Perez Cortes, S (2011). The Acquisition of idiomatic expressions through a
Cognitive Linguistics-based instruction: a pilot study, Actas del IX Congreso
Internacional de Lingüística General, Universidad de Valladolid, 21-23 Junio, 2010.
Dissertation Abstract: Acquiring Obligatory and Variable Mood Selection: Spanish Heritage Speakers and L2 Learners' Performance in Desideratives and Reported Speech Contexts
Academic Paper Abstract: The Interpretation of Present Progressive Aspectual Features by L2 Spanish Learners and Heritage Language Speakers
The acquisition of idiomatic expressions through a cognitive linguistics-based instruction: A pilot study

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