List of John Benjamins publications for which Alyona Belikova plays a role.
Restrictions on definiteness in the grammars of German-Turkish heritage speakers Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism 7:1, pp. 1–322017
This paper reports on a study investigating restrictions on definiteness (the Definiteness Effect) in existential constructions in the two languages of Turkish heritage speakers in Germany. Turkish and German differ in how the Definiteness Effect plays out. Definite expressions in German may not… read more | Article
: Affirmative and negative existentials in the L2 English of Turkish and Russian speakers Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism 2:1, pp. 54–892012
In this paper we investigate whether learners of L2 English show knowledge of the Definiteness Effect (Milsark, 1977), which restricts definite expressions from appearing in the existential there-insertion construction. There are crosslinguistic differences in how restrictions on definiteness play… read more | Article