2018
DOI: 10.31219/osf.io/v72gu
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Sol Lago, Anna Stutter Garcia, Claudia Felser

Abstract: Previous studies have shown that multilingual speakers are influenced by their native (L1) and non-native (L2) grammars when learning a new language. But so far, these studies have mostly used untimed metalinguistic tasks. Here we examine whether multilinguals’ prior grammars also affect their sensitivity to morphosyntactic constraints during processing. We use speeded judgments and self-paced reading tasks to examine the comprehension of German possessive pronouns. To investigate whether native and non-native…

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