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ERIC Number: EJ296919
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Cue Validity and Sentence Interpretation in English, German, and Italian.
MacWhinney, Brian; And Others
Journal of Verbal Learning and Verbal Behavior, v23 n2 p127-50 Apr 1984
Supports claim that linguistic and psycholinguistic accounts based on study of English may prove unreliable as guides to sentence processing in even closely related languages such as German and Italian. Results of a test of sentence interpretation indicate that English-speaking Americans rely overwhelmingly on word order, Germans rely on both agreement and animacy, and Italians rely on agreement cues. (SL)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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