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L2 acquisition of verbal constructions: Expressing motion in L2 French and English
(John Benjamins, 2012)
The study examines the production of sentences describing motion in L2 learners, focusing on progress in learning verbal constructions, i.e. pairings of verbs of motion and their compatible syntactic frames in English and ...
Language performance of sequential bilinguals on an Irish and English sentence repetition task
(John Benjamins Publishing, 2017-04-05)
Currently there are no standardized language assessments for English-Irish bilingual school age children that would test languages in comparable way. There are also no standardized language assessments of Irish for this ...
How subject animacy constrains motion event descriptions: Evidence from sequential and simultaneous bilinguals in French and English
(John Benjamins Publishing, 2017-08-09)
Research has indicated that during sentence processing, French native speakers predominantly rely upon lexico-semantic cues (i.e., animacy) while native speakers of English rely upon syntactic cues (i.e., word order). The ...