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Research Output 1998 2019

2019

An experimental investigation of differential object marking in Mexican Spanish

Bautista-Maldonado, S. & Montrul, S. A., Feb 27 2019, In : Spanish in Context. 16, 1, p. 22-50 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Differential Object Marking
linguistics
Diachrony
Native Speaker
Animate

Case marking in Hindi as the weaker language

Montrul, S., Bhatia, A., Bhatt, R. & Puri, V., Jan 1 2019, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 10, MAR, 461.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Language
Parturition

Smaller vocabularies lead to morphological overregularization in heritage language grammars

Montrul, S. A. & Mason, S. A., Jan 1 2019, In : Bilingualism.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access
grammar
vocabulary
language
Heritage Language
Grammar

The acquisition of differential object marking in Spanish by Romanian speakers

Montrul, S. A., Jan 1 2019, In : Revista Espanola de Linguistica Aplicada. 32, 1, p. 185-219 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

language
speaking
comprehension
Differential Object Marking
learning

THE SOCIAL CONTEXT CONTRIBUTES to the INCOMPLETE ACQUISITION of ASPECTS of HERITAGE LANGUAGES

Montrul, S. A. & Silva-Corvalán, C., May 1 2019, In : Studies in Second Language Acquisition. 41, 2, p. 269-273 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Social Context
2018

Heritage language development: Connecting the dots

Montrul, S. A., Oct 1 2018, In : International Journal of Bilingualism. 22, 5, p. 530-546 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

language
young adult
structural development
Heritage Speakers
Language Development

Learning a second language takes more than math

Montrul, S. A., Nov 26 2018, In : Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism. 8, 6, p. 749-752 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

language
learning
Language

The Bottleneck Hypothesis extends to heritage language acquisition

Montrul, S. A., Jan 1 2018, Studies in Bilingualism. John Benjamins Publishing Company, Vol. 55. p. 149-177 29 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Linguistics
language acquisition
Language
linguistics
Aptitude
2017

Developmental continuity in morphosyntactic attrition

Montrul, S. A., Jan 1 2017, In : Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism. 7, 6, p. 739-743 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

continuity
Continuity
Attrition

Individual differences and retrieval interference in L2 Processing

Montrul, S. A. & Tanner, D. S., Aug 1 2017, In : Bilingualism. 20, 4, p. 704-705 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

interference
deficit
comprehension
language
evidence

Instructed heritage language acquisition

Montrul, S. & Bowles, M., Feb 17 2017, The Routledge Handbook of Instructed Second Language Acquisition. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 488-502 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

language acquisition
Heritage Language
Language Acquisition

Learning datives: The Tolerance Principle in monolingual and bilingual acquisition

Yang, C. & Montrul, S., Jan 1 2017, In : Second Language Research. 33, 1, p. 119-144 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tolerance
language acquisition
learning
language
grammar
2016

Losing your case? Dative experiencers in Mexican Spanish and heritage speakers in the United States

Montrul, S. A., Jul 11 2016, Advances in Spanish as a Heritage Language. Pascual y Cabo, D. (ed.). John Benjamins, p. 99-124 (Studies in Bilingualism; vol. 49).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Mexico
immigrant
first generation
erosion
grammar

The Acquisition of Heritage Languages

Montrul, S. A., 2016, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 364 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

2015

Differential Object Marking in Spanish, Hindi, and Romanian as Heritage Languages

Montrul, S., Bhatt, R. & Girju, R., Sep 1 2015, In : Language. 91, 3, p. 564-610 47 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

first generation
language
immigrant
Romania
acceptance

Interpretation of NPs in generic and existential contexts in L3 Brazilian Portuguese

Ionin, T., Grolla, E., Santos, H. & Montrul, S., Jan 1 2015, In : Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism. 5, 2, p. 215-251 37 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

interpretation
language
Spanish language
Language
Brazilian Portuguese

Language attrition and heritage language reversal

Montrul, S. A., 2015, In : Journal of the Japanese Society for Language Sciences. 14, p. 1-28 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Subject expression in bilingual school-age children in the United States

Montrul, S. A. & Sánchez-Walker, N., Jan 1 2015, Subject Pronoun Expression in Spanish: A Cross-Dialectal Perspective. Georgetown University Press, p. 231-247 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

school
Bilingual Schools
School-age children
2014
interaction
language
Group
language acquisition
Heritage Speakers

Arabic Plurals and Root and Pattern Morphology in Palestinian and Egyptian Heritage Speakers

Benmamoun, E., Albirini, A., Montrul, S. A. & Saadah, E., Jan 1 2014, In : Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism. 4, 1, p. 89-123 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

experiment
dialect
engineer
colloquial
linguistics

Early language experience facilitates gender agreement processing in Spanish heritage speakers

Montrul, S. A., Davidson, J., De La Fuente, I. & Foote, R. K., Jan 1 2014, In : Bilingualism. 17, 1, p. 118-138 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gender
language
experience
monitoring
Group

Structural changes in Spanish in the United States: Differential object marking in Spanish heritage speakers across generations

Montrul, S., Nov 1 2014, In : Lingua. 151, PB, p. 177-196 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

structural change
immigrant
Mexico
first generation
comprehension

The on-line processing of binding principles A and B in L2 acquisition: Evidence from eye tracking

Kim, E., Montrul, S. A. & Yoon, H. S. J., Jul 14 2014, In : Applied Psycholinguistics. 36, 6, p. 1317-1374 58 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Population Groups
evidence
interpretation
reflexivity
paradigm

When articles have different meanings: Acquiring the expression of genericity in English and Brazilian Portuguese

Ionin, T., Grolla, E., Montrul, S. A. & Santos, H., Jan 1 2014, Crosslinguistic Studies on Noun Phrase Structure and Reference. Zribi-Hertz, A. & Hofherr, P. C. (eds.). Brill Academic Publishers, p. 367-397 31 p. (Syntax and Semantics; vol. 39).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

language acquisition
linguistics
interpretation
language
Brazilian Portuguese

When articles have different meanings: Acquiring the expression of genericity in English and Brazilian Portuguese

Ionin, T., Grolla, T., Montrul, S. A. & Santos, H., 2014, Languages with and without Articles. Brill, Vol. 19. p. 367-397 31 p. (Syntax and Semantics series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2013

A bidirectional study on the acquisition of plural NP interpretation in English and Spanish

Ionin, T., Montrul, S. & Crivos, M., May 1 2013, In : Applied Psycholinguistics. 34, 3, p. 483-518 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Language
Tigers
Reading
interpretation
language

Bilingualism and the Heritage Language Speaker

Montrul, S., 2013, The Handbook of Bilingualism and Multilingualism: Second Edition. 2nd ed. Malden: Wiley-Blackwell, p. 168-189 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

multilingualism
language
linguistics
psycholinguistics
linguistic competence

Defining an "Ideal" Heritage Speaker: Theoretical and Methodological Challenges

Benmamoun, E., Montrul, S. & Polinsky, M., Nov 20 2013, In : Theoretical Linguistics. 39, 3-4, p. 259-294 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

multilingualism
Heritage Speakers
Tense-aspect
Minority Languages
Peers

Differential Object Marking in Child and Adult Spanish Heritage Speakers

Montrul, S. A. & Sánchez-Walker, N., Apr 1 2013, In : Language Acquisition. 20, 2, p. 109-132 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mexico
immigrant
first generation
young adult
Group

El bilinguismo en el mundo hispanohablante

Montrul, S., 2013, Malden: Wiley-Blackwell. 352 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Heritage Languages and Their Speakers: Opportunities and Challenges for Linguistics

Benmamoun, E., Montrul, S. & Polinsky, M., Nov 20 2013, In : Theoretical Linguistics. 39, 3-4, p. 129-181 53 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

linguistics
language
adulthood
Heritage Language
community research

The role of experience in the acquisition and production of diminutives and gender in Spanish: Evidence from L2 learners and heritage speakers

Montrul, S., de la Fuente, I., Davidson, J. & Foote, R., Jan 1 2013, In : Second Language Research. 29, 1, p. 87-118 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gender
language
evidence
experience
interaction
2012
interpretation
language
possession
value judgement
Heritage Speakers

Erosion of case and agreement in Hindi heritage speakers

Montrul, S., Bhatt, R. & Bhatia, A., Jan 1 2012, In : Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism. 2, 2, p. 141-176 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

erosion
sociolinguistics
language
grammar
narrative

The grammatical competence of Spanish heritage speakers

Montrul, S. A., Jan 1 2012, Spanish as a Heritage Language in the US: State of the Science. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press, Vol. 9781589019393. p. 101-120 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

language
parents
spoken language
family member
speaking

Theoretical Perspectives on the L2 Acquisition of Spanish

Montrul, S., Mar 19 2012, The Handbook of Hispanic Linguistics. John Wiley and Sons, p. 747-764 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

L2 Acquisition
2011

An experimental investigation of the expression of genericity in English, Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese

Ionin, T., Montrul, S. A. & Santos, H., Apr 1 2011, In : Lingua. 121, 5, p. 963-985 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

semantics
methodology
English-Spanish
Brazilian Portuguese
Genericity

Clitics and object expression in the L3 acquisition of Brazilian Portuguese: Structural similarity matters for transfer

Montrul, S. A., Dias, R. & Santos, H., Jan 1 2011, In : Second Language Research. 27, 1, p. 21-58 38 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

language
speaking
linguistics
lack
Group

First language retention and attrition in an adult Guatemalan adoptee

Montrul, S., Dec 1 2011, In : LIA Language, Interaction and Acquisition. 2, 2, p. 276-311 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Linguistics
linguistic competence
value judgement
language
town

Genericity distinctions and the interpretation of determiners in L2 acquisition

Ionin, T., Montrul, S. A., Kim, J. H. & Philippov, V., Oct 1 2011, In : Language Acquisition. 18, 4, p. 242-280 39 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

interpretation
L2 Acquisition
Determiners
Genericity
Definites

Interfaces and incomplete acquisition

Montrul, S. A., Mar 1 2011, In : Lingua. 121, 4, p. 591-604 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

syntax
semantics
linguistics
phonology
language acquisition

Introduction: The linguistic competence of heritage speakers

Montrul, S., Jun 1 2011, In : Studies in Second Language Acquisition. 33, 2, p. 155-161 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

linguistic competence
Heritage Speakers
Linguistic Competence

Morphological errors in Spanish second language learners and heritage speakers

Montrul, S. A., Jun 1 2011, In : Studies in Second Language Acquisition. 33, 2, p. 163-192 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

language
linguistic competence
national minority
projection
deficit

Transfer in L2 and L3 acquisition of generic interpretation

Ionin, T., Montrul, S. A. & Santos, H., 2011, Proceedings of the 35th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Somerville: Cascadilla Proceedings Project, p. 283-295 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Why not heritage speakers? A Response to Sorace

Montrul, S. & Polinsky, M., Jan 1 2011, In : Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism. 1, 1, p. 58-62 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Heritage Speakers
2010

Current issues in heritage language acquisition

Montrul, S., Mar 1 2010, In : Annual Review of Applied Linguistics. 30, p. 3-23 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

language acquisition
language
linguistics
childhood
Language Acquisition

Dominant language influence in acquisition and attrition of binding: Interpretation of the Korean reflexive caki

Kim, J. H., Montrul, S. A. & Yoon, H. S. J., Jan 1 2010, In : Bilingualism. 13, 1, p. 73-84 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

immigrant
interpretation
language
value judgement
minority

Dominant language transfer in adult second language learners and heritage speakers

Montrul, S. A., Jul 1 2010, In : Second Language Research. 26, 3, p. 293-327 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

language
syntax
grammar
contact
language acquisition

How similar are adult L2 learners and heritage speakers? Spanish clitics and word order

Montrul, S., Jan 1 2010, In : Applied Psycholinguistics. 31, 1, p. 167-207 41 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Language
phonology
language
language acquisition
comprehension