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The acquisition of clitic pronouns by European Portuguese heritage speakers

  title={The acquisition of clitic pronouns by European Portuguese heritage speakers},
  author={Cristina Flores and Pilar P. Barbosa},
For the last 30 years, a large body of research on bilingual language acquisition has studied bilingual speakers who acquire both languages in parallel from birth. These (simultaneous) bilinguals show evidence of making a clear distinction between their two languages early in life, showing a successful autonomous development of the two languages from early on (Meisel, 2001). Another well-studied group is that of bilingual speakers who acquired their L2 later in life (successively in childhood… 
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