More Individual Differences in Language Attainment : How much do adult native speakers of English know about passives and quantifiers ?

  • James A. Street
  • Published 2008
This paper provides experimental evidence suggesting that there are considerable differences in native language attainment, and that these are at least partially attributable to individual speakers’ experience. Experiment 1 tested high academic attainment (hereafter, HAA) and low academic attainment (LAA) participants' comprehension using a sentence-picture… (More)