ERIC Number: EJ541149
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Multiple Constraints on Processing Ambiguous Sentences: Evidence from Adult L2 Learners.
Ying, H. G.
Language Learning, v46 n4 p681-711 Dec 1996
Investigates adult second language learners' processing of English syntactically ambiguous sentences in which a prepositional phrase is interpreted as either a noun phrase or verb phrase attachment. Results reveal lexical, syntactic, prosodic, and contextual constraints on processing ambiguous sentences. (87 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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