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Non-finite complementation in French L2: a learner corpus approach

Peters, Hugues


The Complementizer Phrase (CP) is mainly unexplored territory in L2 French acquisition studies (Herschensohn 2007:128). This study aims at partially filling this gap by exploring the structure of non-finite complementation using data from a longitudinal oral learner corpus of 10 Jamaican learners of French (Peters 2005, 2006). It specifically explores the realization of the Complementizer (COMP) functional category, and analyses the structure of the nonfinite embedded clauses with control and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012-10
Type: Conference paper


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