Mi mamá es bonito: Acquisition of Spanish Gender by Native English Speakers

  • Lisa Griebling McCowen, Scott M. Alvord
  • Published 2005


For an adult, learning a second language can be a complex and demanding task. Differences between one’s native language and the target language can contribute to the complexity of the task. One significant way in which languages can differ is the system of gender. The difference between gender in English and Spanish provides a challenge for adult native… (More)


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