Factors of success and failure in the acquisition of grammatical gender in Dutch

@inproceedings{Cornips2011FactorsOS,
  title={Factors of success and failure in the acquisition of grammatical gender in Dutch},
  author={Leonie Cornips},
  year={2011}
}
The goal of this article is to examine the factors that are proposed in the literature to explain the success–failure in the child L2 (second language) acquisition of grammatical gender in Dutch definite determiners. Focusing on four different groups of bilingual children, we discuss four external success factors put forward in the literature: (1) early age of onset, (2) lengthy and intensive input, (3) the quality of the input and (4) the role of the other language. We argue that the first two… CONTINUE READING

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