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ERIC Number: EJ632772
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-1366-7289
Bilingual First Language Acquisition at the Interface between Syntax and Pragmatics.
Hulk, Aafke; Muller, Natascha
Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, v3 n3 p227-44 Dec 2000
Suggests that in acquiring two languages from birth, bilingual children separate their grammars from very early on. Focuses on the acquisition of syntax in a generative framework. Argues that cross-linguistic influence can occur if an interface level between two modules of grammar is involved, and the two languages overlap at the surface level (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Note: Special issue: Syntactic Aspects of Bilingual Acquisition.