Isabelle Barrière

List of John Benjamins publications for which Isabelle Barrière plays a role.


Barrière, Isabelle, Valerie Shafer and Suzanne van der Feest 2024 Chapter 12. Variation in phonological and morphosyntactic development in multilingual pre-schoolersMultilingual Acquisition and Learning: An ecosystemic view to diversity, Babatsouli, Elena (ed.), pp. 324–345 | Chapter
The present chapter investigates how the quantity of input and the linguistic characteristics of the Heritage Language (HL), Spanish or Russian, impact the comprehension of English Subject-Verb Agreement (SVA) (Study 1) and the production of English vowels (Study 2). In both HLs, SVA exhibits… read more
Barrière, Isabelle, Blandine Joseph, Katsiaryna Aharodnik, Sarah Kresh, Guetjens Prince Fleurio, Géraldine Legendre and Thierry Nazzi 2023 A multidimensional perspective on the acquisition of subject-verb dependencies by Haitian-Creole speaking children: Insights from comprehension and productionJournal of Pidgin and Creole Languages: Online-First Articles | Article
The present multidimensional study investigates the acquisition of pronominal subject-verb dependencies in Standard Haitian Creole (HC). A corpus analysis confirms that HC subject pronouns are phonological clitics in the target grammar and that their reduction is optional and unpredictable. The… read more
Monolingual English 4-year-olds were administered a Subject-Verb agreement comprehension task that included stimuli such as the boys spinø versus the boyø spins (…/freely/in the hall). They were categorized as users of Mainstream American English (MAE) (N = 8), Some Variation (N = 9) and Strong… read more
Barrière, Isabelle and Marjorie Perlman Lorch 2006 On the acquisition of ambiguous Valency-Marking Morphemes: Insights from the acquisition of French SEThe Acquisition of Syntax in Romance Languages, Torrens, Vincent and Linda Escobar (eds.), pp. 23–49 | Article
A modified version of the Maturation Hypothesis that considers the maturation of chains, the impact of ambiguity on acquisition and the use of overt and systematic morphological cues by children is shown to account for the acquisition findings reported on English, Hebrew, Inuktitut, Kiche, Russian… read more