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Title: The Acquisition of Romance Languages
Subtitle: Selected papers from The Romance Turn II
Written By: Sergio Baauw
Jacqueline van Kampen
Manuela Pinto
Series Title: Lot Dissertatie reeks
Description:

Contents

Jacqueline van Kampen, Towards a Theory of Language Acquisition.

Larisa Avram and Martine Coene, Object Clitics as Last Resort. Implications
for language acquisition.

Giovana Bonilha, Carolina Lisbôa Mezzomo and Regina Ritter Lamprecht, The
Role of Syllable Structure in the Acquisition of Brazilian Portuguese.

Laura Domínguez, The L2 Acquisition of Spanish Focus. A case of incomplete
and divergent grammars.

Linda Escobar and Vicenç Torrens, On the Acquisition of Clitic Se and
Aspect in Spanish.

Jacqueline van Kampen and Manuela Pinto, Germanic and Romance Discourse
Devices in Acquisition.

Juana Liceras, Susana Perales and Aurora Bel, Modality, Non-Finite Forms
and the Manifestation of the RI Stage in Null and Non-Null Subject Languages.

Ruth Lopes, Acquiring a Null Object Language. When children sound
target-like, but really aren't.

Katérina Palasis-Jourdan and Michèle Oliviéri, Beyond Deficiency.
Reconsidering the null subject phenomenon.

Margot Rozendaal, The Acquisition of the Morphosyntax-Pragmatic Interface
in French L1. Evidence from reference with articles and pronouns.

Raquel Santos and Paula Fikkert, The Relationship between Word Prosodic
Structure and Sentence Prosody. (Non)evidence from Brazilian Portuguese.

Ludovica Serratrice, Null and Overt Subjects at the Syntax-Discourse
Interface. Evidence from monolingual and bilingual acquisition.

Roberta Tedeschi, Referring Expressions in Early Italian. A study on the use of
lexical objects, pronouns and null objects in Italian pre-school children

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics / Landelijke (LOT)
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition
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Versions:
Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9789078328469
Pages: 216