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|Institution:||Adekunle Ajasin University|
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|State and/or Country:||Germany|
|Selected Publications:||Abbot-Smith, K & Behrens, H. (under review) How known construction influence the acquisition of other constructions: German passive and future constructions.
Abbot-Smith, K., Lieven, E., & Tomasello, M. (in preparation) Who's domming who?: what German and English preschoolers do with non-canonical transitive linking.
Abbot-Smith, K., Lieven, E. & Tomasello, M. (2004) Training 2;6-year-olds to produce the transitive construction: The role of frequency, semantic similarity and shared syntactic distribution. Developmental Science 7 (1): 48-55
Abbot-Smith, K. (2003) 'Piecemeal paths to grammatical productivity': how children become productive with basic event constructions. PhD-Dissertation. Psychologie. University of Manchester.
Tomasello, M., & Abbot-Smith, K. (2002) A tale of two theories: response to Fisher. Cognition 83: 207-214
Abbot-Smith, K., Lieven, E. & Tomasello, M. (2001) What pre-school children do and do not do with ungrammatical word orders. Cognitive Development 16: 679-692
|Courses Taught:||Language Acquisition Theory
Child and Adult Psycholinguistics
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