Predictive sentence processing in L 2 and L 1 What is different ? *

@inproceedings{Kaan2014PredictiveSP,
  title={Predictive sentence processing in L 2 and L 1 What is different ? *},
  author={Edith Kaan},
  year={2014}
}
There is ample evidence that native speakers anticipate upcoming information at various levels during sentence comprehension. In contrast, some studies on late second-language (L2) learners support the view that L2 learners do not anticipate information during processing, or at least, not to the same extent as native speakers do. In the current paper, I propose that native and L2 speakers are underlyingly the same as far as sentence processing mechanisms are concerned, and that potential… CONTINUE READING