This study investigates the acquisition of referential and expletive subjects in advanced and near-native English by L1 speakers of French and European Portuguese. Its results Its findings suggest that the syntax of subjects may give rise to significant developmental delays depending on L1-L2 combinations, but is completely acquirable in an L2.
|Number of pages||2|
|Publication status||Published - 2017|
|Event||International Conference on Multilingualism and Multilingual Education - Braga, Portugal|
Duration: 11 May 2017 → 13 May 2017
|Conference||International Conference on Multilingualism and Multilingual Education|
|Abbreviated title||ICMME 17|
|Period||11/05/17 → 13/05/17|
- Second Language Acquisition
- null subjects
- super-subset relation
- aquisição de segunda língua
- sujeitos nulos
- relação super-subset
Teixeira, J. (2017). Referential and expletive subjects at the end-state of English L2 acquisition. 70-71. Abstract from International Conference on Multilingualism and Multilingual Education, Braga, Portugal.