María J. Arche
María J. Arche
List of John Benjamins publications for which María J. Arche plays a role.
Subjects Generative linguistics | Romance linguistics | Semantics | Syntax | Theoretical linguistics
This paper sets the basis for a uniform account of the alternation between the two Spanish copulas (ser and estar) in adjectival and passive clauses. While the copular contrast has been attributed to the different properties of adjectives (e.g. individual vs. stage level) and to an eventive vs.… read more | Chapter
In this paper, we examine the components, the structure and the formation process of derived categories, by analyzing the properties of nouns derived from adjectives. We will discuss the event structure underlying them and argue that, although it is commonly assumed that deadjectival nouns denote… read more | Article
Arche, María J. and Laura Domínguez.
2011. Morphology and syntax dissociation in SLA: A study on clitic acquisition in Spanish
. Morphology and its Interfaces, Galani, Alexandra, Glyn Hicks and George Tsoulas (eds.), pp. 291–320
This paper investigates the L2 acquisition of Spanish object clitics by L1 English learners. Spanish clitics are analyzed as bundles of agreement and referential features morphologically marked for number and gender. We examine the relationship between morphology and syntax in L2 learners’ grammars… read more | Article
Mitchell, Rosamond, Laura Domínguez, María J. Arche, Florence Myles and Emma Marsden.
2008. SPLLOC: A new database for Spanish second language acquisition research
. EUROSLA Yearbook: Volume 8 (2008), Roberts, Leah, Florence Myles and Annabelle David (eds.), pp. 287–304
The contribution of Spanish to the field of SLA continues to grow (Lafford & Salaberry 2003; Montrul 2004), and the need for good L2 Spanish datasets is becoming increasingly evident. In this paper we introduce a newly created database titled Spanish Learner Language Oral Corpus (SPLLOC),… read more | Article