A cross-linguistic and bilingual evaluation of the interdependence between lexical and grammatical domains.

@article{SimnCereijido2009ACA,
  title={A cross-linguistic and bilingual evaluation of the interdependence between lexical and grammatical domains.},
  author={Gabriela Sim{\'o}n-Cereijido and Vera F. Gutierrez-Clellen},
  journal={Applied psycholinguistics},
  year={2009},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={315-337}
}
The purpose of this study was to examine within and across language relationships between lexical and grammatical domains by focusing on measures of lexical diversity and grammatical complexity in Spanish and English. One hundred and ninety-six preschool and school-aged Latino children with different levels of English and Spanish proficiencies and different language abilities produced narratives in Spanish, English, or both. Analyses revealed strong associations between lexical (number of… CONTINUE READING

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