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Theory, Practice, and Acquisition:
Papers from the 6th Hispanic Linguistics Symposium and the
5th Conference on the Acquisition of Spanish and Portuguese

edited by Paula Kempchinsky and Carlos-Eduardo Piñeros

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Front cover image   xv + 423 pages
publication date: September 2003

ISBN 978-1-57473-044-9 paperback, $40.00
ISBN 978-1-57473-144-6 library binding, $80.00


Theory, Practice, and Acquisition is a selected proceedings of the 6th Hispanic Linguistics Symposium and the 5th Conference on the Acquisition of Spanish and Portuguese, which were held together at the University of Iowa on October 18-20, 2002.

The volume is organized into five sections: (1) phonetics, phonology, morphology, and historical linguistics, (2) syntax and semantics, (3) language use, (4) L2 acquisition: syntax, morphology, phonology, and (5) applied linguistics. The table of contents is below.


1. Phonetics, Phonology, Morphology, and Historical Linguistics

On the Phonetic Reality of Spanish /r/ in Complex Onsets
     Travis G. Bradley and Benjamin S. Schmeiser       1-20

Where Is Stress? Synchronic and Diachronic Spanish Evidence
     Timothy L. Face       21-39

Resolving Rule-Ordering Paradoxes of Serial Derivations: 
An Optimality Theoretical Account of the Interaction of 
Spirantization and Voicing Assimilation in Peninsular Spanish
     Fernando Martínez-Gil       40-67

Double Plurals in Dominican: A Morpho-pragmatic Account
     Rafael Núñez-Cedeño       68-82

Internally Motivated Structural Borrowing in Spanish Morphology
     Soledad Varela and Elena Felíu       83-101

Pathways of Change: 2nd Person Plural in Spanish
     Dieter Wanner       102-120

2. Syntax and Semantics

Preverbal Elements in Non-agentive Spanish Predicates: 
Theta Roles, Case, and Control
     Matthew Carlson       121-139

The Structure of Split Interrogatives
     Jorge López-Cortina       140-155

Against a Uniform Wh-Landing Site in Spanish
     Juan Martín       156-174

On Discourse-Related Movements in Basque
     Lara Reglero       175-191

Focus and the Readings of Superlative Quantifiers
     Javier Gutiérrez-Rexach       192-206

3. Language Use

On the Notion of Focus in Spoken Spanish: An Empirical Approach
     Francisco Ocampo       207-226

Three Guatemalan Communities: An Ethnolinguistic Case Study 
     Elaine M. Shenk       227-238

Validity in Data Collection Methods in Pragmatics Research
     J. César Félix-Brasdefer       239-257

4. L2 Acquisition: Syntax, Morphology, Phonology

Monosyllabic Place-Holders in Early Child Language 
and the L1/L2 "Fundamental Difference Hypothesis"
     Juana M. Liceras       258-283

Knowledge of Tense in the Mental Representation of L2 Spanish
     Joyce Bruhn de Garavito       284-298

Mental Representations of Spanish Morphology: Rules or Analogy?
     Bridget Yaden       299-312

Modality and the Expression of Tense and Aspect 
by Beginning Learners of Spanish
     Joaquim Camps       313-331

The Role of Adjectival Features in the SLA of Copula Choice
     Kimberly L. Geeslin       332-351

Acoustic Analysis of Voiceless Initial Stops in the Speech of 
Study Abroad and Regular Class Students: Context of Learning 
as a Variable in Spanish Second Language Acquisition
     Manuel Díaz-Campos and Nicole Lazar       352-370

5. Applied Linguistics

Negotiating Obstacles: 
Extended Repair Sequences in Native/Nonnative Interaction
     Abigail Dings and Theodore Jobe       371-381

Gendered Language in a Foreign Language Classroom
     Idoia Elola       382-394

The Effects of Textual Input Enhancement on Language Learning: 
An Online/Offline Study of Fourth-Semester Spanish Students
     Melissa A. Bowles       395-411

La transferencia de estrategias metacognitivas 
en lectores de una segunda y una tercera lengua
     Gonzalo Isidro Bruno       412-423

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