What's hard? : Quantitative evidence for difficult constructions in German learner data

Our study is concerned with the identification of ‘difficult’ structure s in the acquisition of a foreign language, which will shed light on theoretical considerations of L2 processing. We argue that – compared to simple
Our study is concerned with the identification of ‘difficult’ structure s in the acquisition of a foreign language, which will shed light on theoretical considerations of L2 processing. We argue that – compared to simple vocabulary items or abstract syntactic patterns – structures that contain lexical material as well as categorial variables are especially difficult to acquire. The difficulty level for particular patterns is shown to depend on surface invariability but not on the syntactic categories within which target patterns are embedded. As an example we study the distribution of certain structures which are underused by L2 German learners.
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Author:Amir Zeldes, Anke Lüdeling, Hagen Hirschmann
URN:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30-1135182
Document Type:Other
Language:English
Date of Publication (online):2009/10/27
Year of first Publication:2008
Publishing Institution:Univ.-Bibliothek Frankfurt am Main
Release Date:2009/10/27
Tag:Deutsch als Fremdsprache
SWD-Keyword:Fremdsprachenunterricht
Source:http://www.ling.helsinki.fi/sky/tapahtumat/qitl/Presentations/Zeldes_et_al.ppt ; (in:) Quantitative Investigations in Theoretical Linguistics 3 : QITL-3. - Helsinki, Finnland: 2008
HeBIS PPN:21943767X
Dewey Decimal Classification:400 Sprache
Sammlungen:GiNDok
Linguistik
BDSL-Classification:BDSL-Klassifikation: 02.00.00 Deutsche Sprachwissenschaft > 02.12.00 Deutsche Sprache im Ausland
Licence (German):License Logo Veröffentlichungsvertrag für Publikationen

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