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ERIC Number: EJ621549
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0023-8333
Causatives and Transitivity in L2 English.
Montrul, Silvina
Language Learning, v51 n1 p51-106 Mar 2001
Investigates whether Spanish- and Turkish-speaking learners of English discover the semantic and syntactic constraints on the causative/inchoative alternation in the absence of overt morphological clues. Results of a picture judgment task show that second language learners do discover these properties and that overall verbs appear to cluster in classes in their interlanguage grammars. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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