The development of grammar : language acquisition and diachronic change : in honour of Jürgen M. Meisel (Book, 2011) []
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The development of grammar : language acquisition and diachronic change : in honour of Jürgen M. Meisel

The development of grammar : language acquisition and diachronic change : in honour of Jürgen M. Meisel

Author: Esther Rinke; Tanja Kupisch; Jürgen M Meisel
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., 2011.
Series: Hamburg studies on multilingualism, v. 11.
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Focuses on different aspects of language development. This title is concerned with similarities and differences between first and second language acquisition, the acquisition of sentence structure  Read more...


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Named Person: Jürgen M Meisel
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Esther Rinke; Tanja Kupisch; Jürgen M Meisel
ISBN: 9789027219312 9027219311 9789027287113 9027287112
OCLC Number: 695860287
Description: viii, 414 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Part I. (2)L1 versus I.2 versus child I.2 : similarities and differences: Acquisition in grammatical development : what does word order tell us? / Susanne E. Carroll ; Tense and aspect in early French development in aL2, 2L1 and cL2 learners / Suzanne Schlyter ; Subject clitics in child L2 acquisition of French / Anne-Kathrin Preißler ; Placement of infinitives in successive child language acquisition / Aldona Sopata --
Part II. The acquisition of sentence structure and functional categories: The developmental pathway of nominal functional categories in early child Mandarin : language specific features and other driving factors / Meiyun Chang-Smith ; The emergence of CP in child Basque : evidence for a fine-structured CP? / Noemi Kintana ; Some directions for the systematic investigation of the acquisition of Cypriot Greek : a new perspective on production abilities from object clitic placement / Kleanthes K. Grohmann ; Strict interfaces and three kinds of multiple grammar / Tom Roeper --
Part III. Autonomous development vs. crosslinguistic influence in bilingual first language acquisition: Delay and acceleration in bilingual first language acquisition : the same or different? / Marisa Patuto, Valentina Repetto and Natascha Müller ; Intonation targets of yes/no questions by Spanish and German monolingual and bilingual children / Conxita Lleó and Martin Rakow ; Perception of German vowels by bilingual Portuguese-German returnees : a case of phonological attrition? / Cristina Maria Moreira Flores and Andreia Schurt Rauber --
Part IV. Language acquisition, language contact and diachronic change: Acquisition in the context of language change : the case of Brazilian Portuguese null subjects / Mary Aizawa Kato ; On the diachronic reanalysis of null subjects and null objects in Brazilian Portuguese : triggers and consequences / Jairo Nunes ; On the decrease in subject-verb inversion in French declaaratives / Georg A. Kaiser and Michael Zimmermann ; On the relation between acceptability and frequency / Aria Adli.
Series Title: Hamburg studies on multilingualism, v. 11.
Responsibility: edited by E. Rinke, Tanja Kupisch.


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