Case, inflection and subject licensing in child Catalan and Spanish.

@article{Grinstead2000CaseIA,
  title={Case, inflection and subject licensing in child Catalan and Spanish.},
  author={J Grinstead},
  journal={Journal of child language},
  year={2000},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={119-55}
}
The development of specified tense and number morphology in child Catalan and Spanish is found to correlate with the onset of overt subject use. The data come from four monolingual child Catalan-speakers (from the Serrà & Solé corpus) and one monolingual child Spanish-speaker (from the Linaza corpus) who were studied longitudinally from 1:0 to 3;6, approximately. The simultaneous emergence of tense and number morphology on one hand and overt subjects on the other in the children's speech is… CONTINUE READING