List of John Benjamins publications for which Estela García-Alcaraz plays a role.
Chapter 12. The processing of intrasentential anaphoric subject pronouns in L2 Spanish Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 11: Selected papers from the 44th Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL), London, Ontario, Perpiñán, Silvia, David Heap, Itziri Moreno-Villamar and Adriana Soto-Corominas (eds.), pp. 247–2642017
This paper examines whether L2 learners of Spanish can attain native-like interpretive and parsing patterns in intrasentential subject anaphor resolution, and the extent to which these patterns are modulated by L1 transfer. Adult advanced L2 learners of Spanish with different L1s (Moroccan Arabic,… read more | Chapter
Reference comprehension and production in bilingual Spanish: The view from null subject languages Language Acquisition Beyond Parameters: Studies in honour of Juana M. Liceras, Alba de la Fuente, Anahí, Elena Valenzuela and Cristina Martínez Sanz (eds.), pp. 37–702016
Recent work suggests that bilingual speakers do not seem to behave native-like when syntax and pragmatics converge (Sorace, 2011). This study investigates subject pronouns because they allow observing how speakers integrate morphosyntactic forms with pragmatic information. Our goal is to determine… read more | Article
Subject pronouns in the L2 Spanish of Moroccan Arabic speakers: Evidence from bilingual and second language learners The Acquisition of Spanish in Understudied Language Pairings, Judy, Tiffany and Silvia Perpiñán (eds.), pp. 201–2322015
The goal of this study is to shed light on the conditions that regulate the interpretation of null and overt third person subject pronouns in ambiguous intra-sentential contexts in bilingual and L2 Spanish. An acceptability judgment task was administered to 26 Moroccan Arabic (MA)/Spanish… read more | Article