Vasfiye Geçkin

List of John Benjamins publications for which Vasfiye Geçkin plays a role.


Geçkin, Vasfiye, Stephen Crain and Rosalind Thornton 2016 Acquisition of scope relations by Turkish-English bilingual childrenThe Acquisition of Turkish in Childhood, Haznedar, Belma and F. Nihan Ketrez (eds.), pp. 119–150 | Article
This is a bidirectional case study in the acquisition of semantics by Turkish – English bilingual children. The research question is whether bilingual children acquiring Turkish and English use parental input versus a principle of language learnability, as the basis for their initial interpretation… read more
Geçkin, Vasfiye and Belma Haznedar 2008 The morphology/syntax interface in child L2 acquisition: Evidence from verbal morphologyCurrent Trends in Child Second Language Acquisition: A generative perspective, Haznedar, Belma and Elena Gavruseva (eds.), pp. 237–267 | Article
Recent work in both adult and child L2 acquisition has focused on the question of whether morphological variability suggests syntactic impairment, or the lack of overt inflection could be attributable to problems associated with surface morphology (e.g. Lardiere 1998a, b; Haznedar & Schwartz 1997;… read more