Peter-Arno Coppen

List of John Benjamins publications for which Peter-Arno Coppen plays a role.


Rijt, Jimmy H.M. van and Peter-Arno Coppen 2021 The conceptual importance of grammar: Knowledge-related rationales for grammar teachingPedagogical Linguistics 2:2, pp. 175–199 | Article
Knowledge about Language (KaL) is an important part of L1 language education around the world. A controversial part of KaL is grammatical or syntactic knowledge, i.e., knowledge about the form, meaning and use of sentences and phrases. In the current international discourse on L1 grammar… read more
Until recently, throughout the world, linguistic theory was virtually absent in secondary education, mostly limited to grammar teaching still based on 19th century linguistic theory. There is a growing call, however, for enriching grammar teaching with modern linguistic insights, integrating… read more
Coppen, Peter-Arno and Ad Foolen 2012 Dutch quotative van: Past and presentQuotatives: Cross-linguistic and cross-disciplinary perspectives, Buchstaller, Isabelle and Ingrid van Alphen (eds.), pp. 259–280 | Article
The quotative use of the Dutch preposition van ‘of’ can be considered as the Dutch counterpart of English like, German so and similar items in other languages, the use of which has increased significantly in many languages of the world in the last four decades. Stylistically, quotative van occurs… read more
Boxtel, Sonja van, Theo Bongaerts and Peter-Arno Coppen 2003 Native-like attainment in L2 syntaxEUROSLA Yearbook: Volume 3 (2003), Foster-Cohen, Susan H. and Simona Pekarek Doehler (eds.), pp. 157–181 | Article
In this study, we test the prediction, derived from the Critical Period Hypothesis, that a native-level of attainment in L2 grammar cannot be reached by learners who start acquiring a second language after the onset of puberty. We selected 30 very advanced German and French late learners (age of… read more
Schelfhout, Carla, Peter-Arno Coppen and Nelleke Oostdijk 2003 Positions of parentheticals and interjections: A corpus-based approachLinguistics in the Netherlands 2003, Cornips, Leonie and Paula Fikkert (eds.), pp. 155–166 | Article