Marzena Watorek

List of John Benjamins publications for which Marzena Watorek plays a role.



The present article addresses the extent to which learners’ mental representations, in particular the phonological and lexical representations of learners’ background languages, influence their ability to perceive and extract linguistic units from a novel speech stream. In the study, native… read more
This paper addresses the acquisition of L2 inflectional morphology after only a few hours of exposure. Eighty-nine participants with five different L1s and no experience of the L2 took part in a specially designed 14-hour L2 Polish course, during which they were tested on their developing… read more
This paper examines the development of discourse competence through the oral production of two text types: spatial descriptions and film retellings, collected from French children (aged 4, 7, and 10) and a control group of adult French speakers. Results suggest that for young children the… read more
Dimroth, Christine, Rebekah Rast, Marianne Starren and Marzena Watorek 2013 Methods for studying the acquisition of a new language under controlled input conditions: The VILLA projectEUROSLA Yearbook: Volume 13 (2013), Roberts, Leah, Anna Ewert, Miroslaw Pawlak and Magdalena Wrembel (eds.), pp. 109–138 | Article

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Hinz, Johanna, Carina Krause, Rebekah Rast, Ellenor M. Shoemaker and Marzena Watorek 2013 Initial processing of morphological marking in nonnative language acquisition: Evidence from French and German learners of PolishEUROSLA Yearbook: Volume 13 (2013), Roberts, Leah, Anna Ewert, Miroslaw Pawlak and Magdalena Wrembel (eds.), pp. 139–175 | Article
This paper addresses the question of how learners break into a novel morpho-syntactic system, extract elements of this new system from the input they receive, process them, and begin to acquire the new system. The data for this project were collected as part of a large European project (VILLA –… read more
This paper presents results from a study of the language production of native speakers and advanced learners. Four groups often speakers (native French, native Italian, Italian learners of French, French learners of Italian) performed a picture description task, and a comparison was made between… read more