Tense and temporality: a comparison between children learning a second language and children with SLI.

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This study compares the morphosyntax of children with SLI to the morphosyntax of children acquiring a second language (L2) to determine whether the optional infinitive phenomenon (M. Rice, K. Wexler, & P. Cleave, 1995; K. Wexler, 1994) is evident in both learner groups and to what extent cross-learner similarities exist. We analyzed spontaneous production… (More)

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@article{Paradis2000TenseAT, title={Tense and temporality: a comparison between children learning a second language and children with SLI.}, author={Johanne Paradis and Martha Crago}, journal={Journal of speech, language, and hearing research : JSLHR}, year={2000}, volume={43 4}, pages={834-47} }