Alyona Belikova

List of John Benjamins publications for which Alyona Belikova plays a role.


Kupisch, Tanja, Alyona Belikova, Öner Özçelik, Ilse Stangen and Lydia White 2017 Restrictions on definiteness in the grammars of German-Turkish heritage speakersLinguistic Approaches to Bilingualism 7:1, pp. 1–32 | Article
This paper reports on a study investigating restrictions on definiteness (the Definiteness Effect) in existential constructions in the two languages of Turkish heritage speakers in Germany. Turkish and German differ in how the Definiteness Effect plays out. Definite expressions in German may not… read more
In this paper we investigate whether learners of L2 English show knowledge of the Definiteness Effect (Milsark, 1977), which restricts definite expressions from appearing in the existential there-insertion construction. There are crosslinguistic differences in how restrictions on definiteness play… read more