Roger Hawkins

List of John Benjamins publications for which Roger Hawkins plays a role.


Subjects Generative linguistics | Language acquisition | Syntax | Theoretical linguistics


English verb phrase ellipsis (VPE) involves both syntactic and discourse information. The present study investigates knowledge of these properties by L1 speakers of Arabic and Mandarin Chinese. Three issues are addressed. Can the participants acquire syntactic properties of VPE that differ from… read more
García Mayo, María del Pilar and Roger Hawkins 2009 Introduction: The interest of article acquisition for theories of SLASecond Language Acquisition of Articles: Empirical findings and theoretical implications, García Mayo, María del Pilar and Roger Hawkins (eds.), pp. 1–10 | Article
Hawkins, Roger, Saleh Al-Eid, Ibrahim Almahboob, Panos Athanasopoulos, Rangsiya Chaengchenkit, James Hu, Mohammad Rezai, Carol Jaensch, Yunju Jeon, Amy Jiang, Yan-kit Ingrid Leung, Keiko Matsunaga, Martha Ortega, Ghisseh Sarko, Neal Snape and Kalinka Velasco-Zárate 2006 Accounting for English article interpretation by L2 speakersEUROSLA Yearbook: Volume 6 (2006), Foster-Cohen, Susan H., Marta Medved Krajnovic and Jelena Mihaljević Djigunović (eds.), pp. 7–25 | Article
Ionin, Ko and Wexler (2004a) have shown that L2 speakers of English whose L1’s lack articles (Russian and Korean) appear to fluctuate in their interpretation of the and a, allowing them to encode either definiteness or specificity. They argue that these are two options of an Article Choice… read more
Hawkins, Roger and Florencia Franceschina 2004 Explaining the acquisition and non-acquisition of determiner-noun gender concord in French and SpanishThe Acquisition of French in Different Contexts: Focus on functional categories, Prévost, Philippe and Johanne Paradis (eds.), pp. 175–205 | Article
Hawkins, Roger and Sarah Ann Liszka 2003 2. Locating the source of defective past tense marking in advanced L2 English speakersThe Lexicon–Syntax Interface in Second Language Acquisition, Hout, Roeland van, Aafke Hulk, Folkert Kuiken and Richard J. Towell (eds.), pp. 21–44 | Chapter
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