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Title Studies in Chinese and Japanese language acquisition : in honor of Stephen Crain / edited by Mineharu Nakayama, Yi-ching Su, Aijun Huang
Published Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, [2017]
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Series Language acquisition and language disorders, 2213-428X ; 60
Language acquisition & language disorders
Contents The truth value judment task: an update / Rosalind Thornton -- Negation, uncertainty, and the truth value judgment task / Takuya Goro -- Logophoric ziji in Mandarin child language / Yi-ching Su -- Kare and the acquisition of bound variable interpretations by Korean speaking learners of Japanese / Sungshim Hong and Mineharu Nakayama -- Interpretation of bound pronouns by learners of Japanese Sign Language / Kazumi Matsuoka and Diane Lillo-Martin -- The acquisition of the non-subject status of nominative objects in Japanese / Tetsuya Sano, Hiroyuki Shimada and Yoshiki Fujiwara -- Scrambling and locality constraints in child Japanese / Koji Sugisaki and Keiko Murasugi -- On scope interaction between subject QPs and negation in child grammar / Yoichi Miyamoto and Kazuko Yatsushiro -- Native and non-native comprehension of the Japanese existential quantifier nako-ka / Utako Minai and Naoko Nadtochiy -- Free choice and wh-indefinites in child Mandarin / Peng Zhou -- The acquisition of the wh-pronoun duo-shao in child Mandarin / Aijun Huang and Francesco-Alessio Ursini -- Logical expressions in Mandarin-speaking children with autism spectrum disorders / Yi (Esther) Su
Summary This book focuses on important methodological and theoretical issues in Chinese and Japanese L1 and L2 acquisition. All contributions discuss experiments using the Truth Value Judgment Task (TVJT), on three syntactic and semantic domains, binding, scope interaction, and wh- and logical expressions. The issues in these grammatical domains are particularly well suited for TVJT studies as the task allows for the testing of particular interpretations among alternative representations and reveals children's and adults'understandings of these constructions. The book is a tribute to Stephen Crain's contribution to the field of Chinese and Japanese language acquisition within the framework of Generative Grammar. It is a state-of-the-art collection that offers a picture of cutting-edge research on children's and adult's Chinese and Japanese acquisition. Readers will find the book a rich source of ideas and the starting point of new projects
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Chinese language -- Grammar, Comparative -- Japanese
Chinese language -- Grammar
Comparative linguistics
English language -- Grammar
Grammaticality (Linguistics)
Indo-European languages -- Study and teaching
Intercultural communication
Interlanguage (Language learning)
Japanese language -- Grammar, Comparative -- Chinese
Japanese language -- Grammar
Language acquistion -- Asia
Language acquistion -- China
Speech acts (Linguistics)
Chinese language -- Grammar, Comparative -- Japanese.
Chinese language -- Grammar.
Comparative linguistics.
English language -- Grammar.
FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY -- Southeast Asian Languages.
Grammaticality (Linguistics)
Intercultural communication.
Interlanguage (Language learning)
Japanese language -- Grammar, Comparative -- Chinese.
Japanese language -- Grammar.
Speech acts (Linguistics)
Asia.
China.
Form Electronic book
Author Crain, Stephen, 1947- honouree
Huang, Aijun, editor
Nakayama, Mineharu, editor
Su, Yi-Ching, 1978- editor
LC no. 2017028712
ISBN 9027265860 (pdf)
9789027265869 (pdf)
(hb ; alk. paper)