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bilingual syntax measure


Subject Linguistics

DOI: 10.1111/b.9780631214823.1999.x


Devised by Burt, Dulay and Hernandez-Chavez (1975), this language elicitation procedure involves a series of cartoon drawings and associated questions (originally in English and Spanish). For example, subjects are presented with a cartoon of a large man and asked ‘Why is he so fat?’ It was designed to elicit data for morpheme acquisition studies . ( 1975 ). Bilingual syntax measure . New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich . ( 1973 ). Should we teach children syntax ? Language Learning , 23 , 245 – 58 . ... log in or subscribe to read full text

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