ERIC Number: EJ518128
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
The Acquisition of Tense-Aspect Morphology: A Prototype Account.
Shirai, Yasuhiro; Andersen, Roger W.
Language, v71 n4 p743-62 Dec 1995
Examines the acquisition of tense-aspect morphology in children acquiring English. The article found that children start using past inflections with achievement verbs and progressive inflections with activity verbs. Results indicate that early development of tense-aspect morphology is influenced by the inherent aspect of the verbs. (56 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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