Nelleke Strik

List of John Benjamins publications for which Nelleke Strik plays a role.


Pérez-Leroux, Ana Teresa, Mihaela Pirvulescu, Yves Roberge and Nelleke Strik. 2017. Clitics as input to the acquisition of verbal transitivity in French. Transitivity and Valency: From theory to acquisition, Fotiadou, Georgia and Hélène Vassiliadou (eds.), pp. 117–133
We investigate the effect of French clitic construction on verb learning. In French, object pronouns precede the verb, and the canonical direct object position remains empty. We test whether children treat such contexts as input for transitivity (since a direct object is morphologically identified)… read more | Article
Strik, Nelleke. 2012. Wh-questions in Dutch: Bilingual and trilingual acquisition compared. Multilingual Individuals and Multilingual Societies, Braunmüller, Kurt and Christoph Gabriel (eds.), pp. 47–62
This study investigates cross-linguistic influence in Dutch wh-questions in bilingual Dutch-French and trilingual Dutch-French-Italian acquisition. Five and seven year-old bilingual and trilingual children as well as monolingual children and adult controls (N = 49) participated in an elicited… read more | Article
In this study we consider the role of cross-linguistic influence in the domain of wh-movement and subject-verb inversion in children simultaneously acquiring Dutch and French, two typologically different languages. Wh-questions were elicited in Dutch by means of an elicited production task. The… read more | Article