Emma Thomas

List of John Benjamins publications for which Emma Thomas plays a role.


Thomas, Emma 2004 On ‘Syntactic’ versus ‘Semantic’ Telicity: Evidence from In and On Adpositions of Movement, Cuyckens, Hubert, Walter De Mulder and Tanja Mortelmans (eds.), pp. 145–166 | Article
This paper argues that the distribution of the prepositions in and on suggests that they are unable to express direction and can only indicate the goal in certain specific contexts, often those in which the direction is expressed by the verb. This analysis of in and on is in direct contradiction… read more
Al-Hamad, M., E. Al-Malki, G. Casillas, Florencia Franceschina, Roger Hawkins, J. Hawthorne, D. Karadzovska, K. Kato, Sarah Ann Liszka, Cristóbal Lozano, S. Ojima, Natsumi Okuwaki and Emma Thomas 2002 Interpretation of English tense morphophonology by advanced L2 speakersEUROSLA Yearbook: Volume 2 (2002), Foster-Cohen, Susan H., Tanja Ruthenberg and Marie Louise Poschen (eds.), pp. 49–69 | Article
This study tests the assumption in much of the literature on the second language acquisition of English tense and aspect morphophonology (e.g. bare verbs, V-ing, V-ed) that once speakers are beyond intermediate levels of proficiency, both distribution and interpretation of these forms are… read more