The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.
The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin
Schreibfähigkeit und Mehrsprachigkeit [Written Language Skills and Multilingualism]
There has been relatively little previous research on the written language skills of older children with German as their second language. This study uses the theoretical perspective of written language development research to explore the question of whether the syntactic written language skills of monolingual high school and college students differ consistently from those of multilingual students.