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Broad scope and narrow focus: On the contemporary linguistic and psycholinguistic study of third language acquisition
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-06-25)
Aims:<br> in this introduction we situate the seven articles in this special issue in terms of the connections between their themes and their individual contributions to the field of third language acquisition (L3A): new theoretical models, innovative methodologies, an epistemological commentary and new perspectives related to multilingual processing and cognitive function.<br> Approach:<br> we ...
On the directionality of cross-linguistic effects in bidialectal bilingualism
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-08-15)
This study explores the interpretation of null and overt object pronouns by Brazilian Portuguese (BP) and European Portuguese (EP) bidialectal bilinguals. Object pronouns are a particularly good domain to examine, given that, particularly with respect to null objects, the underlying syntax as well as the semantic and discourse constraints that regulate their distributions in the two varieties are ...