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Title Tense and aspect in Romance languages : theoretical and applied linguistics / edited by Dalila Ayoun, M. Rafael Salaberry
Published Amsterdam ; Philadelphia, PA : J. Benjamins, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 316 pages) : illustrations
Series Studies in bilingualism, 0928-1533 ; v. 29
Studies in bilingualism ; v. 29. 0928-1533
Contents Development of L2 tense-aspect in the Romance languages / Rafael Salaberry, Dalila Ayoun -- Acquisition of perfective and i mperfective moprphology and the marking of discourse grounding in Catalan / Llorenc Comajoan -- Acquisition of tense and aspect in L2 French from a universal grammar perspective / Dalila Ayoun -- Italian tense-aspect mrophology in child L2 acquisition / Sonia Rocca -- Evidence for transfer of knowledge of aspect from L2 Spanish to L3 Portuguese / Rafael Salaberry -- From empirical findings to the teaching of aspectual distinctions / Carl Blyth -- Towards a comprehensive model of the acquisition of L2 tense-aspect in the Romance languages / Dalila Ayoun, Rafael Salaberry
Summary This volume presents a state-of-the-art descriptive and explanatory analysis of the second language development of Romance tense-aspect systems. It contains new experimental data from adult French, Catalan, Portuguese learners, and Italian children learners. Standing research questions are addressed and pedagogical implications for foreign language classrooms are proposed arguing that there are possible commonalities in the instructional sequences of tense-aspect development in Romance languages. The first chapter presents an overview of current theoretical approaches and a summary of empirica
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Romance languages -- Aspect.
Romance languages -- Tense.
Second language acquisition.
Form Electronic book
Author Ayoun, Dalila, 1963-
Salaberry, M. Rafael.
ISBN 9027294356 (electronic bk.)
9789027294357 (electronic bk.)