Article published in:Minimal Answers: Ellipsis, syntax and discourse in the acquisition of European Portuguese
Ana Lúcia Santos
[Language Acquisition and Language Disorders 48] 2009
► pp. 137–224
Chapter 4. How early can VPE be found?
In this chapter, I argue that EP offers evidence that children are able to produce VPE very early on in the acquisition process. e evidence comes from verbal answers to yes-no questions, a context of VPE in root clauses which does not involve coordination.