ERIC Number: ED407855
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Generative Perspectives on Language Acquisition: Empirical Findings, Theoretical Considerations, and Crosslinguistic Comparisons.
Clahsen, Harald, Ed.
The collection of essays and studies concerning generative grammar and first and second language acquisition includes: "The Optional-Infinitive Stage in Child English: Evidence from Negation" (Tony Harris, Ken Wexler); "Towards a Structure-Building Model of Acquisition" (Andrew Radford); "The Underspecification of Functional Categories in Early Grammar" (Nina Hyams); "Lexical Learning in Early Syntactic Development" (Harald Clahsen, Sonja Eisenbeiss, Martina Penke); "Strong Continuity, Parameter Setting and the Trigger Hierarchy: On the Acquisition of the DP in Bernese Swiss German and High German" (Zvi Penner, Jurgen Weissenborn); "Subject-Verb and Object-Verb Agreement in Early Basque" (Jurgen M. Meisel, Maria-Jose Ezeizabarrena); "Acquisition of Italian Interrogatives" (Maria Teresa Guasti); "Root Infinitives, Clitics, and Truncated Structures" (Liliane Haegeman); "On the Acquisition of Subject and Object Clitics in French" (Cornelia Hamann, Luigi Rizzi, Uli H. Frauenfelder); "Clitics in L2 French" (Lydia White); "The Initial Hypothesis of Syntax: A Minimalist Perspective on Language Acquisition and Attrition" (Christer Platzack); "The Role of Merger Theory and Formal Features in Acquisition" (Thomas Roeper); and "Now, Hang On a Minute: Some Reflections on Emerging Orthodoxies" (Martin Atkinson). (MSE)
Descriptors: Basque, Child Language, Contrastive Linguistics, English, Foreign Countries, Form Classes (Languages), French, Generative Grammar, German, Italian, Language Acquisition, Language Maintenance, Language Patterns, Language Research, Learning Processes, Learning Theories, Linguistic Theory, Negative Forms (Language), Regional Dialects, Second Language Learning, Second Languages, Structural Analysis (Linguistics), Syntax, Vocabulary Development
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