This talk presents and analyzes main findings on the morphosyntax of number and gender agreement in the nominal domain of heritage language grammars.
Cultural norms surrounding heterosexuality have been shown to influence legal and popular understandings of rape.
The experimental, historical and theoretical literatures have identified a range of properties that allow a morpho-syntactically singular noun phrase to antecede “they”.
Most children speak their first word around age one, but babies know a great deal about their language before they start to speak.
Indigenous languages have arrived at a time of great peril and promise.
Statistical learning (SL) is typically defined as a domain-general mechanism by which cognitive systems extract regularities from sensory input to discover its underlying structure.
Speaker sex and gender leave a robust signature in spoken language. In this talk, I will review my career work on we how the articulatory, acoustic and perceptual characteristics of speech…..
A unique feature of bilingual speech is that bilinguals often produce utterances that switch between languages, such as “And we reckoned Holland was too small voor ons” [for us].
The overall conveyed meaning of an utterance is a conglomerate of inferences, distinguishable both in how they arise (their semantics) and how they can be appropriately used in conversation (their pragmatics).
As multilingualism has become one of defining elements of today’s world, it has also turned into the marker of contemporary..