Ainara Imaz Agirre

List of John Benjamins publications for which Ainara Imaz Agirre plays a role.

Articles

Imaz Agirre, Ainara and María del Pilar García Mayo 2018 Chapter 8. Proficiency and transfer effects in the acquisition of gender agreement by L2 and L3 English learnersMeaning and Structure in Second Language Acquisition: In honor of Roumyana Slabakova, Cho, Jacee, Michael Iverson, Tiffany Judy, Tania Leal and Elena Shimanskaya (eds.), pp. 203–227
The present study examines proficiency and transfer effects in the acquisition of gender agreement in third person singular possessives (his/her) by second (L2) and third language (L3) learners of English. Within current generative second language acquisition research, gender agreement has been… read more | Chapter
Imaz Agirre, Ainara and María del Pilar García Mayo 2017 Chapter 7. Transfer effects in the acquisition of double object constructions in English as an L3L3 Syntactic Transfer: Models, new developments and implications, Angelovska, Tanja and Angela Hahn (eds.), pp. 143–171
The present study examines the role of transfer in the processing of double object constructions (DOC) in English as a third language (L3). A group of Basque/Spanish bilinguals and a group of Spanish speakers divided into three proficiency levels completed a self-paced reading task. Findings did… read more | Chapter
Imaz Agirre, Ainara 2016 The processing of gender assignment in Spanish: Does canonicity have an effect on Basque speakers?The 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. 523–543
This paper reports on an experiment investigating the processing of accurate gender assignment in canonical and non-canonical inanimate nouns in Spanish by native speakers of Basque with nativelike proficiency in Spanish. 33 Basque/Spanish bilinguals and 32 native speakers of Spanish completed an… read more | Article
Imaz Agirre, Ainara and María del Pilar García Mayo 2013 Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism 3:4, pp. 415–447
This study investigates knowledge of the nominal agreement domain in L3 English by Basque/Spanish bilinguals. Gender agreement has been claimed to be an interpretable feature in English and could be claimed to be so for Basque, whereas Spanish shows uninterpretable gender agreement. Under current… read more | Article