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Incomplete Acquisition American Russian
Abstract: This paper has two main goals: (i) to provide a description of the language of incomplete learners of Russian living in the U.S. and (ii) to identify across-the-board differences between aExpand
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Heritage Languages: In the 'Wild' and in the Classroom
This article discusses the results of research on lower-proficiency speakers, identifying recurrent features of heritage languages in phonology, morphology, and syntax, and identifies areas needing further study. Expand
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Heritage languages and their speakers: Opportunities and challenges for linguistics
We examine several grammatical phenomena from the standpoint of their representation in heritage languages, including case, aspect, and other interface phenomena. Expand
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Gender under Incomplete Acquisition: Heritage Speakers' Knowledge of Noun Categorization.
Introduction Incomplete competence in first language is an intriguing problem, one that subsumes interrupted acquisition, delayed acquisition, and language loss. Expand
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  • M. Polinsky
  • Psychology
  • Studies in Second Language Acquisition
  • 6 May 2011
This study presents and analyzes the comprehension of relative clauses in child and adult speakers of Russian, comparing monolingual controls with Russian heritage speakers (HSs) who areExpand
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Subject preference in Korean
We address certain issues that arise with regard to Korean relative clauses from both a theoretical and an experimental perspective. Expand
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Violations of information structure: An electrophysiological study of answers to wh-questions
This study investigates brain responses to violations of information structure in wh-question-answer pairs, with particular emphasis on violations of focus assignment in it-clefts (It was the queenExpand
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Long-Distance Agreement And Topic In Tsez
This paper presents and analyzes a unique pattern of long-distance agreement (LDA) in the Nakh-Daghestanian language Tsez, spoken in the Caucasus. Expand
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Heritage Language Narratives
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