Spanish-speaking children ’ s use of verbal inflection in comprehension

@inproceedings{Miller2013SpanishspeakingC,
  title={Spanish-speaking children ’ s use of verbal inflection in comprehension},
  author={Karen Masae Wong Miller and Cristina Job Schmitt},
  year={2013}
}
This paper examines children’s use of verbal agreement in comprehension in two varieties of Spanishwith the goal of determining how the input affects their behavior. Both dialects are identical in allowing null subjects and having rich verbal morphology in contrast to English. The dialects differ however in that in Chilean Spanish a phonological lenition process affects the realization of second person singular /-s/. In Mexican Spanish, no such variation is found for the second singular. The… CONTINUE READING
1 Citations
34 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 34 references

Plural Acquisition andDevelopment in Spanish

  • V. Marrero, C. Aguirre
  • Models LINGUA-2067; No. of Pages
  • 2003
Highly Influential
10 Excerpts

Variable input: what sarah reveals about non-agreeing don’t and theories of root infinitives. Language Acquisition: A Journal

  • K. Miller
  • 2013
Highly Influential
11 Excerpts

Agreement without understanding? The case of the third person singular /s

  • V. 116--124. Johnson, J. de Villiers, H. Seymour
  • First Language
  • 2005
Highly Influential
20 Excerpts

Number problems in children

  • A. T. Pérez-Leroux
  • 2005
Highly Influential
10 Excerpts

Agreement and movement in Icelandic raising constructions

  • A. Holmberg, T. Hróarsdóttir
  • Lingua
  • 2003
Highly Influential
6 Excerpts

Spanish-speaking children’s use of verbal inflection in comprehension

  • K. Miller, C. Schmitt
  • impairment. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics
  • 1985
Highly Influential
7 Excerpts

production: the case of verb inflection in language acquisition

  • J. Childers, C. Echols, M. Tomasello
  • Lingua 120,
  • 1910
Highly Influential
6 Excerpts

Variable input and the acquisition of plural morphology

  • K. Miller, C. Schmitt
  • Language Acquisition : A Journal of Language…
  • 2012
Highly Influential
5 Excerpts

Null subject parameters

  • A. Holmberg
  • 2010
Highly Influential
2 Excerpts

What asymmetries within comprehension reveal about asymmetries between comprehension and production : the case of verb inflection in language acquisition

  • O.-C. Brandt-Kobele, B. Hohle
  • Lingua
  • 2010
Highly Influential
3 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…