Language Sciences, 33 3 , 359-368. In the final part of this chapter, these differences are used to build a processing-based account for the acquisition of relative clauses, shedding light on the developmental course typical of this phenomenon in the first years of life. Drawing on new studies of children exposed to two languages from birth English and Cantonese , this book demonstrates how childhood bilingualism develops naturally in response to the two languages in the children's environment. Language, culture, and group membership: an investigation into the social effects of colloquial Australian English. In additional work, we have been investigating how Cantonese-English and Mandarin-English bilingual children acquire different relative clause strategies in their two languages, whether they experience cross-linguistic transfer, and whether this transfer depends on being more dominant in one language than the other. Funding body: Endangered Languages Documentation Project: £8406 Birgit Helliwig, Evan Kidd. Mandarin-English speaking bilingual and Mandarin monolingual children's comprehension of relative clauses.
Lexical and referential influences on on-line spoken language comprehension: A comparison of adults and primary-school-age children. Any errors therein should be reported to them. There is considerable variation in language proficiency across development and even in adulthood, but this has been traditionally downplayed in linguistic and psycholinguistic theory. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 47 5 , 713-733. Early sensitivity to discourse-level anomalies: Evidence from self-paced reading. A diverse range of theoretical approaches and languages are bought to bear on the acquisition of this construction type, making the volume unique in its coverage. Language and Cognitive Processes, 22, 860 — 897.
A cross-sectional design study 1 and a longitudinal design study 2 were both included. Examining the role of lexical frequency in children's acquisition of sentential complements. Relative clause comprehension revisited: Commentary on Eisenberg 2002. Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism, 5 4 , 487-493. Funding body: The Nuffield Foundation: £6, 440.
First language transfer and long-term structural priming in comprehension. Learning to produce Quechua relative clauses by Courtney, Ellen ; 8. Language and Cognitive Processes, 26 4-6 , 794-829. Explaining spatial mapping of concepts by language use. Journal of Child Language, 42, 239 — 273. .
The acquisition of relative clauses; The path problem; The closure problem; 6. Investigating the contribution of procedural and declarative memory to the acquisition of past tense morphology: Evidence from Finnish. Concurrent and longitudinal relationships between development in graphic, language and symbolic play domains from the fourth to the fifth year. © 2014, National Taiwan Normal University. Experience and processing of relative clauses in German. Language, culture, and group membership: An investigation into the social effects of colloquial Australian English. However, very few criteria if any are mentioned for the classification.
Hearing relative clauses boosts relative clause usage and referential clarity in young Turkish language learners. This list is based on CrossRef data as of 18 march 2019. Individual differences in language acquisition and processing. Processing head-final structures in Chinese languages. Linguistics, 46, 33 - 61. Journal of Child Language, 30 3 , 671-679.
In addition, the cross-linguistic comparison of production errors suggests that the occurrence of the head noun in the sequential order of the production string affects the type of errors children make during the sentence production process. This explains why the Polish children, both monolingual and bilingual, were more successful in reproduction of subject and object relatives compared to their Russian peers. The role of statistical learning in language acquisition and processing. The acquisition of complement clause constructions. This ability is the result of generalized conversational implicatures from conditional contexts. On-line processing of noun modification in young children with high functioning autism.
The relationship between symbolic play and language acquisition. Individual differences in infant speech segmentation: Achieving the lexical shift. Incorporating learning into theories of parsing. Based on original research and using findings from the largest available multimedia bilingual corpus, the book will be welcomed by students and scholars working in child language acquisition, bilingualism and language contact. The ubiquity of frequency effects in first language acquisition.
The greater interactional complexity positively influences their spoken language development. Psychological Reports, 107 1 , 163-172. Cognitive Linguistics, 23 2 , 273-315. In addition, the intermediate and advanced levels are much less different among them than with respect to the basic level. Four-year-old Cantonese-speaking children's online processing of relative clauses: A permutation analysis. Individual differences in infant speech segmentation: Achieving the lexical shift. In Proceedings of the 39th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society.
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