Yuki Itani-Adams

List of John Benjamins publications for which Yuki Itani-Adams plays a role.


Itani-Adams, Yuki and Bruno Di Biase. 2023. Chapter 8. Development of Japanese and English polar questions in bilingual first language acquisition. Processability and Language Acquisition in the Asia-Pacific Region, Kawaguchi, Satomi, Bruno Di Biase and Yumiko Yamaguchi (eds.), pp. 195–230
This chapter examines the development of polar questions, in English and Japanese in a bilingual child acquiring these two typologically different languages from birth in a one-parent-one-language environment in Australia. The three-year longitudinal data-set was collected from the time Haru,… read more | Chapter
Itani-Adams, Yuki. 2011. Bilingual first language acquisition. Studying Processability Theory: An Introductory Textbook, Pienemann, Manfred and Jörg-U. Keßler (eds.), pp. 121–130
This chapter gives an overview of bilingual first language acquisition in a PT context. It looks at the simultaneous acquisition of English and Japanese by a bilingual child raised in these two languages. The results of the longitudinal study discussed in this chapter provide strong empirical… read more | Article