This is the first study that empirically investigates preposition placement across all clause types. The study compares first-language (British English) and second-language (Kenyan English) data and will therefore appeal to readers interested in world Englishes. Over 100 authentic corpus examples are discussed in the text, which will appeal to those who want to see 'real data'
Editorial Note vii Introduction Dilworth B. Parkinson ix VOT Production in English and Arabic Bilingual and Monolingual Children Ghada Khattab 1 Discovering Arabic Rhythm through a Speech Cycling Task Bushra Adnan Zawaydeh, Keiichi Tajima and Mafuyu Kitahara 39 An Argument for a Stem-based View of Arabic Morphology: Double verbs revisited Adamantios I. Gafos 59 The Broken Plural System of Moroccan Arabic: Diachronic and cognitive perspectives Robert R. Ratcliffe 87 Impersonal Agreement as a Specificity Effect in Rural Palestinian Arabic Frederick Hoyt 111 The Syntax of Small Clauses in Moroccan Arabic Fatima Sadiqi 143 Borrowing Discourse Patterns: French rhetoric in Arabic legal texts Ahmed Fakhri 155 What Is a Secret Language? A case from a Saudi Arabian dialect Mohammed Hasan Bakalla 171 Sentence Processing Strategies: An application of the competition model to Arabic Adel Abu Radwan 185 Acquisition of Binding in L1 Arabic Naomi Bolotin 211 Role of L1 Transfer in L2 Acquisition of Inflectional Morphology Mahammad T. Alhawary 219 Index of Subjects 249