Bilingual Children ’ s Acquisition of English Verb Morphology : Effects of Language Exposure , Structure Complexity , and Task Type

@inproceedings{Paradis2010BilingualC,
  title={Bilingual Children ’ s Acquisition of English Verb Morphology : Effects of Language Exposure , Structure Complexity , and Task Type},
  author={Johanne Paradis},
  year={2010}
}
This study investigated whether bilingual-monolingual differences would be apparent in school-age children’s use and knowledge of English verb morphology and whether differences would be influenced by amount of exposure to English, complexity of the morphological structure, or the type of task given. French-English bilinguals (mean age = 6;10) were given a standardized test with two production probes and a grammaticality judgment probe for English verb morphology. Results indicated that all… CONTINUE READING