Alfonso Morales-Front

List of John Benjamins publications for which Alfonso Morales-Front plays a role.


Hispanic Linguistics: Current issues and new directions

Edited by Alfonso Morales-Front, Michael J. Ferreira, Ronald P. Leow and Cristina Sanz

Subjects Romance linguistics | Theoretical linguistics


Morales-Front, Alfonso 2023 Chapter 12. Phonological and phonetic development in study abroad research, pp. 291–315 | Chapter
There is an old anecdote about Daniel Jones (the real Professor Higgins in My Fair Lady/Pygmalion) according to which all he needed was “his ears” for phonetics fieldwork. Currently, many linguists do not receive enough phonetic training and consequently may not have Jones’ acoustically tuned… read more
Zhang, Linxi, Alfonso Morales-Front and Cristina Sanz 2023 Dynamics in cross-linguistic influence: Evidence from VOT development of Mandarin-English bilingual learners of L3 SpanishL3 Development After the Initial State, Brown-Bousfield, Megan M., Suzanne Flynn and Éva Fernández-Berkes (eds.), pp. 121–149 | Chapter
With the aim of uncovering the dynamics of cross-linguistic influence (CLI), the present study investigates the production of word-initial stops by L1 Mandarin-L2 English bilinguals learning L3 Spanish over the course of a semester. For this purpose, six Spanish majors at a university in… read more
Morales-Front, Alfonso, Michael J. Ferreira, Ronald P. Leow and Cristina Sanz 2020 IntroductionHispanic Linguistics: Current issues and new directions, Morales-Front, Alfonso, Michael J. Ferreira, Ronald P. Leow and Cristina Sanz (eds.), pp. 1–8 | Chapter
Morales-Front, Alfonso 2006 Acquistion of syllable structure in SpanishOptimality-Theoretic Studies in Spanish Phonology, Martínez-Gil, Fernando and Sonia Colina (eds.), pp. 497–524 | Article
This paper examines the emergence and gradual spreading of syllable structures in Spanish from the perspective of Optimality Theory. Data from five children of the CHILDES project is analyzed and it is found that the different syllabic structures emerge in a consistent pattern that describes four… read more
Morales-Front, Alfonso 1995 On deletion rules in CatalanContemporary Research in Romance Linguistics: Papers from the XXII Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages, El Paso/Juárez, February 22–24, 1992, Amastae, Jon, Grant Goodall, M. Montalbetti and M. Phinney (eds.), pp. 37 ff. | Article