Does Gender Make a Difference? Comparing the Effect of Gender on Children's Comprehension of Relative Clauses in Hebrew and Italian

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  title={Does Gender Make a Difference? Comparing the Effect of Gender on Children's Comprehension of Relative Clauses in Hebrew and Italian},
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    In this paper we assessed the effect of gender morphology on children's comprehension of object relatives in Hebrew and Italian. We compared headed relative clauses in which the relative head (the moved object) and the intervening embedded subject have the same or different genders. The participants were 62 children aged 3;9-5;5, 31 speakers of Hebrew and 31 speakers of Italian. The comprehension of relative clauses was assessed using a sentence-picture matching task. The main result was that… CONTINUE READING
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