Aoife K. Ahern

List of John Benjamins publications for which Aoife K. Ahern plays a role.


Guijarro-Fuentes, Pedro, José Amenós-Pons and Aoife K. Ahern 2023 Acquisition of estar + adjective in L2 Spanish by L1 French and Portuguese speakersCopulas in Spanish and Beyond, Gumiel-Molina, Silvia and Isabel Pérez-Jiménez (eds.), pp. 282–312 | Article
This paper reports the developmental stages of the acquisition of estar in stage-level predicate constructions in the L2 Spanish grammar of native speakers of French and Portuguese. Copular verbs exist in the L1s of both learner groups; however, only in Portuguese is there an aspectual contrast,… read more
Ahern, Aoife K. and Katherine S. Smith 2022 Promoting equitable literacy expectations in CLIL: Empowering student teachers’ attitude shifts through Reading to Learn in service-learning(In)equity Issues in CLIL, Llinares, Ana and Russell Cross (eds.), pp. 297–320 | Article
This study explores the impact of two Service-Learning (SL) projects on student teachers’ preparation and perceptions in relation to literacy teaching in English as a foreign language within CLIL programmes. The projects offered hands-on training in preparing and delivering lessons applying Rose… read more
Ahern, Aoife K. and Vincent Torrens 2021 Chapter 14. The acquisition of mood in child SpanishL1 Acquisition and L2 Learning: The view from Romance, Avram, Larisa, Anca Sevcenco and Veronica Tomescu (eds.), pp. 355–378 | Chapter
This chapter presents an empirical study exploring the relationship between the development of Theory of Mind (ToM) and the first language acquisition of the subjunctive mood in Spanish. An analysis of the contrast between Spanish indicative and subjunctive verbal moods is proposed, linking it… read more
Ahern, Aoife K., José Amenós-Pons and Pedro Guijarro-Fuentes 2015 Metarepresentation and evidentiality in Spanish tense and mood: A cognitive pragmatic perspectiveEvidentiality and the Semantics-Pragmatics Interface, Cornillie, Bert and Juana I. Marín-Arrese (eds.), pp. 61–82 | Article
This paper sets forth a theoretical framework in relation to metarepresentation and evidentiality in Spanish, supported by an empirical analysis of tense/mood contrast expressions. More specifically, we describe how metarepresentational and evidential content are expressed and interpreted in… read more
Ahern, Aoife K., José Amenós-Pons and Pedro Guijarro-Fuentes 2014 Interfaces in the interpretation of mood alternation in L2 Spanish: Morpho-phonology, semantics and pragmaticsEUROSLA Yearbook: Volume 14 (2014), Roberts, Leah, Ineke Vedder and Jan H. Hulstijn (eds.), pp. 173–200 | Article
In this paper, we present the results of one written task testing the interpretation of mood choice in if-conditional constructions in L2 Spanish: a linguistic task of conditional utterances containing both regular and irregular indicative and subjunctive forms was completed by 48 L1 French and 40… read more
Ahern, Aoife K. and Manuel Leonetti 2004 3. The Spanish subjunctive: Procedural semantics and pragmatic inferenceCurrent Trends in the Pragmatics of Spanish, Márquez Reiter, Rosina and María Elena Placencia (eds.), pp. 35 ff. | Chapter