Finiteness and verb-second in German agrammatism.

  title={Finiteness and verb-second in German agrammatism.},
  author={Michaela Wenzlaff and Harald Clahsen},
  journal={Brain and language},
  volume={92 1},
This study presents results from sentence-completion and grammaticality-judgement tasks with seven German-speaking agrammatic aphasics and seven age-matched control subjects examining verb finiteness marking and verb-second (V2) placement. The patients were found to be selectively impaired in tense marking in the face of preserved mood and agreement marking. Moreover, our results revealed that V2 scores varied across our patients, with some showing impaired and others preserved V2 performance… CONTINUE READING