Gordana Hržica

List of John Benjamins publications for which Gordana Hržica plays a role.


Hržica, Gordana 2021 Chapter 6. Derivational morphology in Croatian child languageThe Acquisition of Derivational Morphology: A cross-linguistic perspective, Mattes, Veronika, Sabine Sommer-Lolei, Katharina Korecky-Kröll and Wolfgang U. Dressler (eds.), pp. 141–168 | Chapter
Few studies have analysed derivation in languages other than English, including Croatian. This study shows that by the age of three years, Croatian children already use a high number of derived words, especially prefixed verbs. Both the number of acquired affixes and proportion of derived words… read more
Hržica, Gordana and Maja Roch 2021 Lexical diversity in bilingual speakers of Croatian and ItalianLanguage Impairment in Multilingual Settings: LITMUS in action across Europe, Armon-Lotem, Sharon and Kleanthes K. Grohmann (eds.), pp. 99–130 | Chapter
The aim of this study was to determine whether measures of lexical diversity (LD) can be used to assess general lexical knowledge. This study focused on 30 sequential Croatian/Italian bilinguals aged between 5 and 7 years, who were compared with 30 Croatian and 30 Italian monolinguals matched in… read more
Objective. This study compares L1 and L2 receptive vocabulary, receptive grammar and narrative comprehension skills in Croatian-Italian bilingual children. Moreover, the study aims to find out to what extent receptive vocabulary and receptive grammar (sentence comprehension) predict narrative… read more