Bernhard Brehmer

List of John Benjamins publications for which Bernhard Brehmer plays a role.

Title

Lost in Transmission: The role of attrition and input in heritage language development

Edited by Bernhard Brehmer and Jeanine Treffers-Daller

[Studies in Bilingualism, 59] 2020. vii, 276 pp.
Subjects Language acquisition | Multilingualism | Theoretical linguistics

Articles

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Brehmer, Bernhard and Irina Usanova 2017 Biscriptality and heritage language maintenance: Russian in GermanyDynamics of Linguistic Diversity, Peukert, Hagen and Ingrid Gogolin (eds.), pp. 99–121
The paper deals with the script choices made by bilingual Russian-German children when they are asked to compose texts in their Russian heritage language. Furthermore, the relationship between script choice and overall proficiency in the heritage language is investigated. We compare two different… read more | Chapter
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The paper analyzes verb placement of heritage speakers of Russian in contexts where German has a fixed position of the finite verb: V2 in declarative main clauses and V-final in subordinate clauses. Russian exhibits a neutral SVO order in both cases, but verb placement is in general dependent on… read more | Article
Scarvaglieri, Claudio, Angelika Redder, Ruth Pappenhagen and Bernhard Brehmer 2013 Capturing diversity: Linguistic land- and soundscapingLinguistic Superdiversity in Urban Areas: Research approaches, Duarte, Joana and Ingrid Gogolin (eds.), pp. 45–74
Our paper discusses methods of capturing linguistic diversity in urban areas. One of these methods is “linguistic landscaping”, which we use not only in the traditional manner, but also with substantial additions to include the communicative process in which the signs are used. To compensate for… read more | Article
Brehmer, Bernhard and Agnieszka Czachór 2012 The formation and distribution of the analytic future tense in Polish-German bilingualsMultilingual Individuals and Multilingual Societies, Braunmüller, Kurt and Christoph Gabriel (eds.), pp. 297–314
The paper deals with the formation and use of the two variants of the analytic future tense in Polish by Polish-German bilinguals. Two groups of Polish-German bilinguals were examined: (i) early bilinguals who were already born in Germany or came to Germany before entering school (= heritage… read more | Article
Brehmer, Bernhard and Monika Rothweiler 2012 The acquisition of gender agreement marking in Polish: A study of bilingual Polish-German-speaking childrenMultilingual Individuals and Multilingual Societies, Braunmüller, Kurt and Christoph Gabriel (eds.), pp. 81–100
This study investigates the acquisition of gender agreement marking in Polish noun phrases. It thus sheds light on the general acquisition of noun gender in Polish which, in most cases, can be predicted by the auslaut of the noun. Whether a child knows the gender of a given noun is indicated by… read more | Article