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    • Eventive and Stative Passives and Copula Selection in Canadian and American Heritage Speaker Spanish. 

      Valenzuela, Elena; Iverson, Michael; Rothman, Jason; Borg, Kristina; Pascual y Cabo, Diego; Pinto, Manuela (Chapter; Bokkapittel; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Spanish captures the difference between eventive and stative passives via an obligatory choice between two copula; verbal passives take the copula ser and adjectival passives take the copula estar. In this study, we compare and contrast US and Canadian heritage speakers of Spanish on their knowledge of this difference in relation to copula choice in Spanish. The backgrounds of the target groups ...