Download First Language Acquisition in Spanish: A Minimalist Approach by Gilda Socarras PDF

By Gilda Socarras

This booklet offers new insights into the purchase of sensible different types in baby language. working in the Minimalist Framework (Chomsky 1995) it examines particularly the supply of Determiner words within the grammar of youngsters buying Spanish as a primary language.

The research finds an interplay in baby grammar round the construction of naked nominals, proto-determiners and entire determiner words. Socarrás plays either qualitative and quantitative analyses to indicate to a hyperlink among the improvement levels youngsters struggle through, and the prevalence of those components of their speech.

The paintings is going directly to tackle the language acquisition debate among the continuity and discontinuity hypotheses, aligning the findings with a end on how most sensible to organise the theory.

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Download Working Spanish for Homeowners by Gail Stein PDF

By Gail Stein

Useful, on-the-job support for householders who paintings with Spanish-speaking household employeesThis compact, phrase-packed source presents the entire vocabulary that owners have to speak successfully with Spanish-speaking house-keepers, chefs, nannies, gardeners, handymen, and different family employees. it really is written expressly for householders, so clients will locate all the words and vocabulary they should take on every thing from grocery purchasing to baby care. entire with pronunciations for all listings, this hands-on consultant successfully bridges the communique hole.

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