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Chapter 16 - Viewpoint aspect

Chapter 16 - Viewpoint aspect

Arche, Maria and Dominguez, Laura (2024) Chapter 16 - Viewpoint aspect. In: Ionin, Tania, Montrul, Silvina and Slabakova, Roumyana, (eds.) The Routledge Handbook of Second Language Acquisition, Morphosyntax and Semantics. Routledge - Taylor & Francis, New York. ISBN 978-1032535005

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This chapter describes viewpoint aspect and its acquisition in a second language. It provides a description of this linguistic category and its position in the language system at the interface between morphosyntax, semantics and pragmatics with cross-linguistic considerations. It surveys the most relevant theoretical accounts of viewpoint aspect and explains how they have been applied by researchers working on Second Language Acquisition (SLA). The chapter critically surveys the most relevant studies on second language acquisition to date, examining their relation to other studies on language development (first language acquisition, bilingualism, heritage acquisition) and the methodological approaches used to investigate the acquisition of viewpoint aspect in a second language. The chapter closes with some considerations for further research.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: aspectual readings; acquisition; imperfective; perfective; crosslinguistic differences
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
P Language and Literature > PB Modern European Languages
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences > School of Humanities & Social Sciences (HSS)
Last Modified: 15 Dec 2023 11:55

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