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Title Bilingual first language acquisition : French and German grammatical development / [edited by] Jürgen M. Meisel
Published Amsterdam ; New York : J. Benjamins, ©1994


Description 1 online resource (282 pages) : illustrations
Series Language acquisition & language disorders ; v. 7
Language acquisition & language disorders ; v. 7.
Contents Acquiring German and French in a bilingual setting / Peter Jordens -- The DUFDE project / Regina Köppe -- The acquisition of gender and number morphology within NP / Caroline Koehn -- Gender and number agreement within DP / Natascha Müller -- Getting FAT : fitness, agreement, and tense in early grammars / Jürgen M. Meisel -- More about INFL-ection and agreement : the acquisition of clitic pronouns in French / Georg Kaiser -- Case assignment and functional categories in bilingual children / Achim Stenzel -- NP-movement and subject raising / Regina Köppe -- Parameters cannot be reset : evidence from the development of COMP / Natascha Müller
Summary The contributions in this volume are based on an analysis of data from bilingual children acquiring French and German simultaneously. The longitudinal studies started at approximately age one year and six months and continued till age six. The papers focus on the development of specific grammatical phenomena; explanations are given within the framework of the Principle and Parameter approach. The study is primarily concerned with the acquisition of so-called 'functional categories' and the consequences of their acquisition for the development of grammar. Specific points dealt with in these pap
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Language acquisition.
Bilingualism in children.
French language -- Acquisition
German language -- Acquisition
Grammar, Comparative and general.
Language Development
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Linguistics -- Psycholinguistics.
Bilingualism in children
French language -- Acquisition
German language -- Acquisition
Grammar, Comparative and general
Language acquisition
Langues vivantes -- Étude et enseignement.
Bilinguisme chez l'enfant.
Français (langue) -- Acquisition.
Allemand (langue) -- Acquisition.
Langage -- Acquisition.
Grammaire comparée et générale.
Form Electronic book
Author Meisel, Jürgen M
DUFDE (Research Group)
LC no. 94023215
ISBN 9789027284976