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ERIC Number: EJ573696
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0267-6583
The Emergence of Tense and Agreement in Child L2 French.
Paradis, Joanne; Le Corre, Mathieu; Genesee, Fred
Second Language Research, v14 n3 p227-56 1998
Examines the acquisition of tense and agreement by L2 learners of French. Interviews were conducted with English-speaking children acquiring French as a second language and with grade-matched native French-speaker controls. Results revealed that items encoding agreement emerged before items encoding tense, suggesting that the abstract grammatical structures associated with these morphosyntax items emerge in sequence. (Author/ER)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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