Larisa Avram

Larisa Avram

List of John Benjamins publications for which Larisa Avram plays a role.


L1 Acquisition and L2 Learning: The view from Romance

Edited by Larisa Avram, Anca Sevcenco and Veronica Tomescu

Subjects Language acquisition | Multilingualism | Romance linguistics | Theoretical linguistics


2021. Introduction. L1 Acquisition and L2 Learning: The view from Romance, Avram, Larisa, Anca Sevcenco and Veronica Tomescu (eds.), pp. 1–10
Avram, Larisa and Veronica Tomescu. 2020. Chapter 3. Differential Object Marking in simultaneous Hungarian-Romanian bilinguals. The Acquisition of Differential Object Marking, Mardale, Alexandru and Silvina Montrul (eds.), pp. 77–104
This study charts the acquisition of Differential Object Marking (DOM) in Romanian by Hungarian-Romanian simultaneous bilinguals (2L1). The main finding is that these 2L1 children acquire the properties of the DOM system similarly to monolinguals, with only one difference deriving from descriptive… read more | Chapter
Sevcenco, Anca and Larisa Avram. 2018. On the comprehension of recursive nominal modifiers in child Romanian. On the Acquisition of the Syntax of Romance, Gavarró, Anna (ed.), pp. 259–278
We investigate the comprehension of recursive locative adnominal PPs and subject RCs by Romanian monolinguals with a view to weighing the role of language specific properties (overt functional category encoding recursion and definiteness of the modified DP) in the acquisition of recursive… read more | Chapter
Avram, Larisa and Martine Coene. 2008. 12. Romanian possessive clitics revisited. Clitic Doubling in the Balkan Languages, Kallulli, Dalina and Liliane Tasmowski (eds.), pp. 361–387
This paper questions the view according to which Romanian dative/genitive possessive clitics can be placed both dp-internally and dp-externally. The clitics in the two constructions are argued to be only superficially identical. The clitic within the dp is a possessive clitic, valued genitive,… read more | Article
Avram, Larisa and Martine Coene. 2008. Can children tell us anything we did not know about parameter clustering?. The Limits of Syntactic Variation, Biberauer, Theresa (ed.), pp. 459–482
The present paper provides evidence that children are not different fromadults with respect to phrase structure building, a process considered tobe highly dependent on feature valuation. Lexical heads are taken fromthe lexicon with open feature values that are specified in the course of… read more | Article
Avram, Larisa and Virginia Hill. 2007. An irrealis BE auxiliary in Romanian. Split Auxiliary Systems: A cross-linguistic perspective, Aranovich, Raúl (ed.), pp. 47–64
D’hulst, Yves, Martine Coene and Larisa Avram. 2004. Syncretic and analytic tenses in Romanian: The Balkan setting of Romance. Balkan Syntax and Semantics, Mišeska Tomić, Olga (ed.), pp. 355–374
Avram, Larisa and Martine Coene. 2003. Why is it Difficult to Reach Agreement?. Romance Linguistics: Theory and Acquisition, Pérez-Leroux, Ana Teresa and Yves Roberge (eds.), pp. 247–262
Motapanyane, Virginia and Larisa Avram. 2000. The Syntax of putea and its Mixed Typology. Modal Verbs in Germanic and Romance Languages, Auwera, Johan van der and Patrick Dendale (eds.), pp. 149–165
Abstract. This paper investigates the syntax of the Romanian modal putea, which exhibits two selectional options in free alternation: an infinitive complement, as in equivalent Romance constructions, and a subjunctive complement, as in equivalent Balkan constructions. The tests show that both… read more | Article