On the Acquisition of Implicated Presuppositions : Evidence from French Personal Pronouns

  title={On the Acquisition of Implicated Presuppositions : Evidence from French Personal Pronouns},
  author={Geraldine Legendre and Isabelle Barri{\`e}re and Louise Goyet and Thierry Nazzi},
Numerous studies grounded in spontaneous and elicited production alike have uncovered that French personal subject pronouns (e.g. clitic je, tu, il, etc.) as well as strong pronouns (e.g. moi, toi, lui, etc.) are acquired very early, by the age of 2 (Clark, 1998; Pierce, 1992; Hamann et al., 1996; Jakubowicz & Rigaut, 1997; Legendre et al., 2010a, Schmitz & Mueller, 2008; to name a few). These studies have also revealed that 3 person singular pronouns (il, elle) tend to be produced first… CONTINUE READING
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