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


Arche, María J., Antonio Fábregas and Rafael Marín 2017 Chapter 2. Towards a unified treatment of Spanish copulasRomance Languages and Linguistic Theory 11: Selected papers from the 44th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL), London, Ontario, Perpiñán, Silvia, David Heap, Itziri Moreno-Villamar and Adriana Soto-Corominas (eds.), pp. 33–52 | Chapter
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
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
Arche, María J. and Laura Domínguez 2011 Morphology and syntax dissociation in SLA: A study on clitic acquisition in SpanishMorphology and its Interfaces, Galani, Alexandra, Glyn Hicks and George Tsoulas (eds.), pp. 291–320 | Article
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
Mitchell, Rosamond, Laura Domínguez, María J. Arche, Florence Myles and Emma Marsden 2008 SPLLOC: A new database for Spanish second language acquisition researchEUROSLA Yearbook: Volume 8 (2008), Roberts, Leah, Florence Myles and Annabelle David (eds.), pp. 287–304 | Article
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