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Verb Movement, Agreement, and Tense in L2 Acquisition

  • Lynn Eubank
Part of the Studies in Theoretical Psycholinguistics book series (SITP, volume 16)

Abstract

Second-language (L2) acquisition differs from first-language (LI) acquisition in any number of ways, not the least of which is that L2 learners, especially adults. rarely attain a steady state that matches that of native speakers. This general state of affairs has. as one might expect, led to a variety of specific studies of adult L2 representations, and a good number of these have considered the difficulties posed by head movement, specifically, the movement of the verb (V-movement) in the L2 acquisition of German.

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Embed Clause Functional Projection Universal Grammar Thematic Verb Finite Verb 
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