Julio Villa-García

List of John Benjamins publications for which Julio Villa-García plays a role.


Subjects Generative linguistics | Romance linguistics | Syntax | Theoretical linguistics


A number of movement-related phenomena from Asturian as well as from the Spanish spoken in the Principality of Asturias are amenable to accounts where the Pronounce-Highest-Copy requirement in Phonetic Form can be overridden if convergence so demands. Therefore, the evidence adduced here… read more
Villa-García, Julio and Imanol Suárez-Palma 2016 Early null and overt subjects in the Spanish of simultaneous English-Spanish bilinguals and Crosslinguistic InfluenceThe Acquisition and Processing of Spanish and Portuguese Morphosyntax: Theoretical and experimental issues, Klassen, Rachel, Anahí Alba de la Fuente, Joanne Markle LaMontagne and Almudena Basanta y Romero-Valdespino (eds.), pp. 350–395 | Article
This study assesses the scope of the Crosslinguistic Influence (CLI) hypothesis’ predictions with regard to early bilingual acquisition. To this end, we analyze longitudinal corpus data from four bilinguals attesting the acquisition of subjecthood (null versus overt; preverbal versus postverbal)… read more
Non-Caribbean Spanish is a prototypical null-subject language. Yet, verbs normally enter into an agreement relationship with the (overt/null) subject. In some cases, however, certain acceptable sentences contain an anomalously-agreeing subject in terms of one of the three agreement/ƒó-features,… read more