Project on the Bibliography of

Tense, Verbal Aspect, Aktionsart, and Related Areas


Child Language Acquisition

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Adams, Sidney. 1938. "Analysis of Verb Forms in the Speech of Young Children, and Their Relation to the Language Learning Process." Journal of Experimental Education 7.141-44.

Adone, Dany. 1990. "The Acquisition of TMA Markers in Mauritian Creole." Linguistische Berichte Supplement 3.87-104.

Aitchison, Jean. 1993. "Tense and Aspect in Child Language, Pidgins and Creoles." B. Lakshmi Bai and Aditi Mukherjee (eds.), Tense and Aspect in Indian Languages. Hyderabad: Centre of Advanced Studies in Linguistics, Osmania University and Booklinks Corporation, 27-40.

Akinçi, Mehmet Ali and Sophie Kern. 1997. "Développement de la temporalité dans des récits en français chez des enfants monolingues et bilingues." [The development of temporality in French narratives in monolingual and bilingual children.] Presented at Second Chronos Conference, Annual Conference of the Linguistic Society of Belgium, Institut Libre Marie Haps (Brussels), 9-11 January 1997.

Aksu, Ayhan Ayse. 1978. "Aspect and Modality in the child's Acquisition of the Turkish Past Tense." PhD dissertation, University of California, Berkeley.

Aksu-Koç, Ayhan. 1988. The Acquisition of Aspect and Modality: The Case of Past Reference in Turkish. (Cambridge Studies in Linguistics, Supplementary volume.)Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Aksu-Koç, Ayhan A., and Dan I. Slobin. 1986. "A Psychological Account of the Development and Use of Evidentials in Turkish." Wallace Chafe and Johanna Nichols (eds.), Evidentiality: The Linguistic Coding of Epistemology. Norwood, New Jersey : Ablex, 159-67. Based on Slobin and Aksu, 1982.

Andersen, R. E. and Yasuhiro Shirai. 1996. "Primacy of Aspect in First and Second Language Acquisition, The : The Pidgin-Creole Connection." William C. Ritchie and Tej K. Bhatia (eds.), Handbook of Second Language Acquisition. San Diego: Academic Press, 527-70.

Antinucci, F. and R. Miller. 1976. "How Children Talk about What Happened." Journal of Child Language 3.167-89.

Avrutin, Sergey. 1997. "Events as Units of Discourse Representation in Root Infinitives." MIT Occasional Papers in Linguistics 12.65-91.

Bardovi-Harlig, Kathleen. 1992. "Adverbs, aspect, and tense." N. Bird and J. Harris (eds.), QUILT and QUILL: Achieving and maintaining quality in language teaching and learning. Hong Kong: Institute of Language in Education, Education Department, 184-200.

_____. 1992a."The Relationship of form and meaning: A cross-sectional study of tense and aspect in the interlanguage of learners of English as a second language." Applied Psycholinguistics 13.253-78.

_____. 1992b."The Telling of a Tale: Discourse structure and tense use in learner's narratives." L. F. Bouton and Y. Kachru (eds.), Pragmatics and Language Learning. Urbana-Champaign: University of Illinois: Division of English as an International Language, 144-61.

_____. 1992c."Use of adverbials and natural order in the development of temporal expression." International Review of Applied Linguistics 30.299-320.

_____. 1994. "Anecdote or evidence?: Evaluating support for hypotheses concerning the development of tense and aspect." E. Tarone, S. M. Gass, and A. D. Cohen (eds.), Research methodology in second language acquisition. Hillsdale, N. J.: Lawrence Erlbaum, 41-60.

_____. 1994a."Reverse-order reports and the acquisition of tense: Beyond the principle of chronological order." Language Learning 44.243-82.

_____. 1995. "The Interaction of pedagogy and natural sequences in the acquisition of tense and aspect." F. R.. Eckman, D. Highland, P. W. Lee, J. Mileham, and R. R. Weber (eds.), Second language acquisition theory and pedagogy. Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum, 151-68.

_____. 1995a."A Narrative perspective on the development of the tense/aspect system in second language acquisition." Studies in Second Language Acquisition 17.263-91.

_____. 1997. "Another piece of the puzzle: The emergence of the present perfect." Language Learning 47.375-422.

_____. 1998. "Narrative structure and lexical aspect: Conspiring factors in second language acquisition of tense-aspect morphology." Studies in Second Language Acquisition 20.471-508.

_____. 1999. "Examining the role of text type in L2 tense-aspect research: Broadening our horizons." P. Robinson and N. Jungheim (eds.), Proceedings of the Third Pacific Second Language Research Forum. Tokyo: PacSLRF, 129-38.

_____. 1999a."From morpheme studies to temporal semantics: Tense-aspect research in SLA. State of the art article." Studies in Second Language Acquisition 21.341-82.

_____. 2000. Tense and aspect in second language acquisition: Form, meaning, and use. Oxford: Blackwell.

_____. In press. "Analyzing aspect." R. Salaberry and Y. Shirai (eds.), Tense-aspect morphology in L2 acquisition. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Bardovi-Harlig, Kathleen and A. Bergström. 1996. "The Acquisition of tense and aspect in SLA and FLL: A study of learner narratives in English (SL) and French (FL)." Canadian Modern Language Review 52.308-30.

Bardovi-Harlig, Kathleen and D. W. Reynolds. 1995. "The Role of lexical aspect in the acquisition of tense and aspect." TESOL Quarterly 29.107-31.

Bauer, P. and J. Mandler. 1989. "One Thing Follows Another: Effects of temporal structure on 1-to-2-year-olds' recall of events." Developmental Psychology 25.197-206.

Berman, Ruth A. 1983. "Establishing a Schema: Children's Construals of Verb-Tense Marking." Language Sciences 5.61-78.

Berman, Ruth A. and Esther Dromi. 1984. "On Marking Time without Aspect in Child Language." Papers and Reports on Child Language Development 23.23-32.

Bloom, Lois and Lorraine Harner. 1989. "On the Developmental Contour of Child Language: A Reply to Smith & Weist." Journal of Child Language, 207-16.

Bloom, Lois, K. Lifter, and J. Hafitz. 1980. "Semantics of Verbs and Development of Verb Inflection in Child Language." Language 56.386-412.

Bocaz, Aura. 1989. "Desarrollo de la referencia temporal adverbial." [The development of adverbial temporal reference.] Lenguas Modernas 16.23-40.

_____. 1991. "Esquematización espacial y temporal de escenas narrativas y su proyección linguística en el espaõol." [The spatial and temporal schematization of narrative scenes and its linguistic projection.] Lenguas Modernas 18.47-62.

Boloh, Yvesa and Christian Champaud. 1993. "The Past Conditional Verb Form in French Children: The Role of Semantics in Late Grammatical Development." Journal of Child Language 20.169-89.

Bronckart, Jean-Paul and Beatrice Bourdin. 1993. "L'acquisition des valeurs des temps des verbes: Étude comparative de l'allemand, du basque, du catalan, du français et de l'italien." [The acquisition of tenses: a comparative study of German, Basque, Catalan, French, and Italian.] Langue Française 97.102-24.

Bronckart Jean-Paul and Michel Fayol. 1988. "Temps et texte: Modèle psychologique et quelques illustrations." [Tense and text: a psychological model and some illustrations.] Nicole Tersis and Alain Kihm (eds.), Temps et aspects: actes du colloque CNRS Paris 24-25 octobre 1985. Paris: Peeters/Selaf, 255-63.

Brun,Dina, Sergey Avrutin, and Maria Babyonyshev. 1999. "Aspect and Its Temporal Interpretation during the Optional Infinitive Stage in Russian." Annabel Greenhill, Heather Littlefield, and Cheryl Tano (eds.), I-II Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Somerville, Massachusetts: Cascadilla, 120-31.

Carlton, Lilyn E. 1947. "Anomalous Preterite and Past Participle Forms in the Oral Language of Average Fourth Grade Children." American Speech 22.40-45.

Clark, E. 1973. "How children describe time and order." Charles Ferguson and Dan Slobin (eds.), Studies of Child Language Development. New York City: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 585-606.

Clark, Eve V. 1970. "On the Acquisition of the Meaning of before and after." Papers and reports on child language development. Journal of Verbal Learning and Verbal Behavior 10, 266-275.

Clark, H. 1970. "How young children describe events in time." G. Flores d’Arcais and W. Levelt (eds.), Advances in Psycholinguistics. Amsterdam: North-Holland, 275-84.

_____. 1973. "Space, time, semantics and the child." T. Moore (ed.), Cognitive development and the Acquisition of Language. New York: Academic Press, 27-63.

Coker, Pamela 1978L. 1978. "Syntactic and Semantic Factors in the Acquisition of Before and After." Journal of Child Language 5.261-77.

Cromer, R. F. 1986. "The Development of Temporal Reference During the Acquisition of Language." PhD thesis, Harvard University.

Cziko, Gary A. and Keiko Koda. 1987. "A Japanese Child's Use of Stative and Punctual Verbs." Journal of Child Language 14.99-111.

Dietrich, Rainer. 1995. "The Acquisition of German." Rainer Dietrich, Wolfgang Klein, and Colette Noyau (eds.), The acquisition of Temporality in a Second Language. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 71-115.

DiPaolo, M. and C. S. Smith. 1978. "Cognitive and Linguistic Factors in the Acquisition of Temporal and Aspectual Expressions." P. French (ed.), The Development of Meaning. Tokyo: Bunka Hyoron.

Erbaugh, Mary. 1977. "Acquisition of Aspect in a Language without Tense: The Case of Child Mandarin." Presented at Stanford Child Language Research Forum (SCLRF).

_____. 1978. "Acquisition of Temporal and Aspectual Distinctions in Mandarin." Papers and Reports on Child Language Development 15.30-37.

Erbaugh, Mary S. . 1985. "Personal Involvement and the Development of Language for Time-Aspect." Papers and Reports on Child Language Development 24.54-61. Paper presented at the 17th Annual Child Language Research Forum, Stanford University, March 29-31, 1985.

Fantuzzi, Cheryl. 1996. "The Emergence of Temporal Reference in Language Acquisition: The Acquisition of Tense, Aspect and Argument Structure." PhD dissertation, University of California, Los Angeles.

Fayol, Michel. 1982. "Le Plus-que-parfait: Étude génétique en compréhension et production chez l'enfant de quatre à dix ans." [The plus-que-parfait (pluperfect): a genetic study of the comprehension and production of the four-to-ten-year-old child.] Archives de Psychologie 50, 195.261-283.

Fayol, Michel, Maya Hickmann, Isabelle Bonnotte, and Jean-Emile Gombert. 1993. "The Effects of Narrative Context on French Verbal Inflections: A Developmental Perspective ." Journal of Psycholinguistic Research 22.453-78.

Feagans, D. Lynne. 1980. "Children's Understanding of Some Temporal Terms Denoting Order, Duration, and Simultaneity." Journal of Psycholinguistic Research 9.41-57.

Feagans, Lynne. 1974. "Children's Comprehension of Some Temporal and Spatial Structures." Proceedings of the Regional Meeting, Chicago Linguistic Society 10.139-50.

French, L.A. 1986. "The Language of Events." K. Nelson (ed.), Event Knowledge: Structure and Function in Development. Hillsdale, New Jersey: Erlbaum, 119-136.

French, L.A., and A. L. Brown. 1977. "Comprehension of before and after in Logical and Arbitrary Sequences." Journal of Child Language 4.247-56.

Galang, Rosita G. 1982. "Acquisition of Tagalog Verb Morphology: Linguistic and Cognitive Factors." Philippine Journal of Linguistics 13.1-15.

Gathercole, Virginia. 1986. "The Acquisition of the Present Perfect: Explaining Differences in the Speech of Scottish and American Children." Journal of Child Language 13.537-560.

Gee, Julie and Iskender Savasir. 1985. "On the use of 'will' and ‘gonna’: Toward a description of activity-types for child language." Discourse Processes 8.143-75.

Goodz, Naomi S. 1982. "Is Before Really Easier to Understand than After?" Child Development 53.822-25.

Harner, L. 1981. "Children's Talk about the Time and Aspect of Actions." Child Development 52.498-506.

Harner, Lorraine. 1975. "Yesterday and Tomorrow: Development of early understanding of the terms." Developmental Psychology 11.864-65.

_____. 1976. "Children's Understanding of Linguistic Reference to Past and Future." Journal of Psycholinguistic Research 5.65-84.

_____. 1980. "Comprehension of Past and Future Reference Revisited." Journal of Experimental Child Psychology 29.170-82.

_____. 1982. "Immediacy and Certainty: factors in understanding future reference." Journal of Child Language 9.115-24.

Henkin, Roni. 1991. "Children with a Prolific Past-Peculiar Uses of Past-Tense Forms in Children's Speech." [In Modern Hebrew.] Lesonenu 55.333-62.

Herriot, Peter. 1964. "The Comprehension of tense by young children." Child Development 40.103-10.

Hollebrandse, B. 1998. "The Acquisition of Sequence of Tense." Presented at Conference on Syntax and Semantics of Tense and Mood Selection, University of Bergamo, July 2-4.

Hollebrandse, Bart. 1997. "Sequence of Tense in Dutch and English Child Language." Presented at Second Chronos Conference, Annual Conference of the Linguistic Society of Belgium, Institut Libre Marie Haps (Brussels), 9-11 January 1997.

_____. 1998. "On the Relation between the Acquisition of Theory of Mind and Sequence of Tense." Proceedings of the Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development 22.374-84.

_____. 2000. "Temporal Dependencies: Complement and Relative Clauses Compared." S. Catherine Howell, Sarah A. Fish, and Thea Keith-Lucas (eds.), I-II Proceedings of the 24th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Somerville, MA : Cascadilla, 430-37.

Huang, Chiung-chih. 1999. "Past Time Reference in Chinese Children's Speech." Annabel Greenhill, Heather Littlefield, and Cheryl Tano (eds.), I-II Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Somerville, Massachusetts: Cascadilla, 253-64.

Imedadze, Natela. 1997. "On the Early Development of Georgian Inflection, with Special Emphasis on the Verb." Wolfgang U. Dressler (ed.), Studies in Pre- and Protomorphology. Vienna: Verlag Österreichischen Akademie Wissenschaften, 141-46.

Jakubovicz, Celia and Léa Nash. 2000. "Acquisition of temporal and aspectual constructions in French." Table ronde internationale: Syntaxe du temps et de l'aspect, Université de Paris 7, 15-18 November 2000.

_____. 2000a."Sur l'acquisition des structures temporelles et aspectuelles." [On the acquisition of temporal and aspectual structures.] Presented at International Round Table `The Syntax of Tense and Aspect', Université Paris III - Sorbonne Nouvelle, 5-18 November 2000.

Jeremy, Rita Jeruchimowicz. 1978. "Use of Coordinate Sentences with the Conjunction and for Describing Temporal and Locative Relations Between Events." Journal of Psycholinguistic Research 7.135-50.

Johnson, Cynthia J. 1985. "The Emergence of Present Perfect Verb Forms: Semantic influences on selective imitation." Journal of Child Language 12.335-52.

Kahane, Henry, Renée Kahane, and Sol Saporta. 1958. Development of Verbal Categories in Child Language. Bloomington: Indiana University Research Center in Anthropology, Folklore, and Linguistics. International Journal of American Linguistics, 24.4, Part 2

Kauppinen, Anneli . 1996. "The Italian Indicativo Imperfetto Compared to the Finnish Conditional Verb Form: Evidence from Child Language." Journal of Pragmatics 26.109-36.

Keller-Cohen, D. 1974. "The Acquisition of Temporal reference in Pre-School Children." PhD thesis, SUNY Buffalo.

_____. 1987. "Context and Strategy in Acquiring Temporal Connectives." Journal of Psycholinguistic Research 16.165-83.

Krasinski, Emily. 1995. "The Development of Past Marking in a Bilingual Child and the Punctual-Nonpunctual Distinction." First Language 15.239-76.

Kuczaj, Stan. 1979. "Why do Children Fail to Overgeneralize the Progressive Inflection?" Journal of Child Language 5.167-71.

Kypriotaki, L. 1974. "Acquisition of AUX." Papers and Reports on Child Language Development 8.87-103.

Labelle, Marie. 1994. "Acquisition de la valeur des temps du passé par les enfants francophones." [Acquisition of the meaning of the past tenses by francophone children.] Revue Québecoise de Linguistique 23.99-121.

Lee, Chungmin. 1997. "The Acquisition of tense-aspect-modality in Korean." Presented at Cornell Linguistic Society of America Linguistic Institute Workshop on First Language Acquisition of East Asian Languages.

Li, P. and Y. Shirai. 2000. The Acquisition of Lexical and Grammatical Aspect. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Mapstone, E. R. and Paul L. Harris. 1985. "Is the English Present Progressive Unique?" Journal of Child Language 12.433-41.

Matsuo, Ayumi and Bart Hollebrandse. 1999. "The Acquisition of Sequence of Tense in Japanese." Proceedings of the Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development 23.431-42.

McClain, Katia. 1996. "Issues in the Acquisition of Tense and Aspect in Bulgarian." Presented at 10th Balkan and South Slavic Conference, Chicago, May 2-4, 1996.

McShane, John and S. Whittaker. n. d.. "Temporal Concepts and Children's Use of Verb Inflections in English." Ms.

Meggyes, Klara S. 1980. "Az igeidovaltas szerepe a magyar gyermeknyelvi szovegek egyik tipusaban." [The role of tense shifting in one type of Hungarian child texts.] Nyelvtudományi Közlemények 82.237-50.

Meisel, J. 1985. "Les phases initiales du développement de notions temporelles, aspectuelles, et de modes d'action." [The initial phases of the development of notions of tense, aspect, and Aktionsart.] Lingua 66.321-74.

Morales, Amparo. 1992. "El pretérito compuesto en el espaõol de Puerto Rico: Adquisición del lenguaje y norma del adulto ." [The complex preterite in the Spanish of Puerto Rico: adquisitioon of the language and adult norms.] Elizabeth Luna-Traill (ed.), Scripta philologica in Honorem Juan M. Lope Blanch a los 40 anos de docencia en la UNAM y a los 65 anos de vida, II: Linguistica espanola e iberoamericana; III: Linguistica indoamericana y estudios literarios. Mexico City, Mexico: Instituto de Investigaciones Filologicas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de México, 627-39.

Munro, J., and R. Wales. 1982. "Changes in the Child's Comprehension of Simultaneity and Sequence." Journal of Verbal Learning and Verbal Behavior 21.175-85.

Nussbaum, N. J. and R. Naremore. 1975. "On the Acquisition of Present Perfect Have in Normal Children." Language and Speech 18.219-26.

Oliveira, Ruth de. 2002. "Strategies d'enseignement de l'imparfait en FLE pour lusophones (Brésil)." [Strategies of teaching the imparfait (imperfect) in FFL [French as a Foreign Language] for Lusophones (Brazil).] To be presented at the international conference "Nouveaux developpements de l'imparfait," Aston University, March 22-23, 2002.

Olsen, Mari Broman, Amy Weinberg, Jeffrey P. Lilly, and John E. Drury. 1998. "Acquiring Grammatical Aspect via Lexical Aspect: The Continuity Hypothesis." University of Maryland Working Papers in Linguistics 6.122-51.

Olsen, Mari Broman and Amy Weinberg. 1999. "Innateness and the Acquisition of Grammatical Aspect via Lexical Aspect." Annabel Greenhill, Heather Littlefield, and Cheryl Tano (eds.), I-II Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Somerville, Massachusetts: Cascadilla, 529-40.

Perez-Leroux, Ana and Petra Schulz. 1999. "Role of Tense and Aspect in the Acquisition of Factivity : Children's Interpretation of Factive Complements in English, German and Spanish." First Language 19 (55).29-54.

Pfeiler, Barbara and Enrique Martin Briceno. 1997. "Early Verb Inflection in Yucatec Maya." Papers and Studies in Contrastive Linguistics 33.117-25.

Potaenko, N. A. 1984. "K jazykovomu osvoeniju vremennoj struktury dejstvitel'nosti." [Towards a lingual mastery of the temporal structure of reality.] Voprosy jazykoznanija 33.43-53.

Raghavendra, Parimala and Laurence B. Leonard. 1989. "The Acquisition of Agglutinating Languages: Converging Evidence from Tamil." Journal of Child Language 16.313-22.

Ragnarsdottir, Hrafnhildur and Hanne Gram Simonsen. 1994. "Children's Acquisition of Past Tense Morphology: An Experiment." Gothenburg Papers in Theoretical Linguistics 74.107-13.

Ragnarsdottir, Hrafnhildur, Hanne Gram Simonsen, and Kim Plunkett. 1997. "Acquisition of Past Tense Inflection in Icelandic and Norwegian Children." Eve V. Clark (ed.), The Proceedings of the Twenty-eighth Annual Child Language Research Forum. Stanford, California: Center for the Study of Language and Information, 259-69.

Ramsay, Violeta. 1991. "Developmental Stages in the Acquisition of the Perfective and the Imperfective Aspects by Classroom L2 Learners of Spanish." PhD dissertation, University of Oregon.

Reilly, J. S. 1986. "The Acquisition of Temporals and Conditionals." Elizabeth Closs Traugott, Alice ter Meulen, Judith Schnitzer Reilly and Charles A. Ferguson (eds.), On Conditionals. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 309-31.

Sailaja, V. 1990-91. "Development of Verb-Forms in Telugu Children." Osmania Papers in Linguistics 16-17.23-37.

Schutze, Carson T. and Kenneth Wexler. 2000. "An Elicitation Study of Young English Children's Knowledge of Tense: Semantic and Syntactic Properties of Optional Infinitives." S. Catherine Howell, Sarah A. Fish, and Thea Keith-Lucas (eds.), I-II Proceedings of the 24th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Somerville, MA : Cascadilla, 669-83.

Shirai, Yasuhiro. 1993. "Inherent aspect and the acquisition of tense/aspect morphology in Japanese." H. Nakajima and Y. Otsu (eds.), Argument Structure: Its syntax and acquisition. Tokyo: Kaitakusha, 185-211.

_____. 1997. "Is a bioprogram necessary to explain the acquisition of tense-aspect morphology?" Ninchi Kagaku 4.21-34.

_____. 1998. "The Emergence of tense-aspect morphology in Japanese: Universal predisposition?." First Language 18.281-309.

_____. 1999. "The Prototype hypothesis of tense-aspect acquisition." P. Robinson (ed.), Representation and Process: Proceedings of the 3rd PacSLRF, Vol. 1. Tokyo: Department of English, Aoyama Gakuin University, 151-64.

Shirai, Yasuhiro and R. W. Andersen. 1995. "The Acquisition of tense/aspect morphology: a prototype account." Language 71.743-62.

Silva, Marilyn N. 1991. "Simultaneity in Children's Narratives: The Case of When, While, and As." Journal of Child Language 18.641-62.

Slobin, Dan I. and Aura Bocaz. 1988. "Learning to Talk about Movement through Time and Space: the Development of Narrative Abilities in Spanish and English." Lenguas Modernas 15.5-24. Also 1989, Berkeley Cognitive Science Report 55, Berkeley: Institute of Cognitive Studies.

Smith, Carlota S. 1980. "The Acquisition of Time Talk: Relations between Child and Adult Grammars." Journal of Child Language 7.263-78.

_____. 1994. "The Acquisition of Tense: Bootstrapping into Syntax." Barbara Lust, Gabriella Hermon, Jaklin Kornfilt (eds.), Syntactic Theory and First Language Acquisition: Crosslinguistic Perspectives - vol. 2, Anaphora. Hillsdale, New Jersey: Erlbaum, 335-54. Revised version of a presentation at the Symposium on Early Cognition and the Transition to Language, The Center for Cognitive Science, The University of Texas, April 1993.

Smith, Carlota S. and Richard Weist. 1987. "On the Temporal Contour of Child Language: A reply to Rispoli and Boom." Journal of Child Language 14.387-92.

Stephany, U. 1981. "Verbal Grammar in Modern Greek Early Child Language." P. S. Dale and D. Ingram (eds.), Child Language: an international perspective. Baltimore: University Park Press.

Stephany, Ursula. 1985. Aspekt, Tempus und Modalität: zur Entwicklung der Verbalgrammatik in der neugriechischen Kindersprache. [Aspect, tense and modality: on the development of verbal grammar in the Modern Greek child language.] (Language Universals Series, 4.)Tübingen: Gunther Narr.

Stevenson, Rosemary J. and Caroline Pollitt. 1987. "The Acquisition of Temporal Terms." Journal of Child Language 14.533-45.

Toivainen, Jorma . 1992. "Vieri-ja puhelinkerronnan erot eraan viisivuotiaan kuvakirjakertomuksessa: Demonstratiivit ja tempukset." Virittäjä 96.60-71.

Toiviainen, Kirsti. 1996. "Aikaviitteisyys kolmivuotiaiden suomalaislasten kielessa." [Temporal reference by Finnish children aged three years.] Sananjalka 38.77-93.

Tono, Yukio. 1990. "The Acquisition of English tense and aspect: methodological problems." [In Japanese.] The Bulletin of Tokyo Metropolitan College of Aeronautical Engineering 26.67-81.

Trosberg, Anna. 1982. "Children's Comprehension of 'Before' and 'After' Reinvestigated." Journal of Child Language 9.381-402.

Trosborg, A. 1982. "Children's Comprehension of 'before' and ‘after’ Reinvestigated." Journal of Child Language 9.381.

van Hout, Angeliek. 1996. "Event Semantics of Verb Frame Alternations: A case study of Dutch and its Acquisition." PhD dissertation, Tilburg University.

Wagner, Laura. 1997. "Children's Comprehension of Viewpoint Aspect." Proceedings of the Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development 21.689-94.

_____. 1997a."The Development of Aspect." MIT Working Papers in Linguistics 31.479-89. Presented at Student Conference in Linguistics, New York University, 1996.

_____. 1998. "The Semantics and Acquisition of Time in Language." PhD dissertation, University of Pennsylvania.

_____. 1999. "Acquiring Tense in Form and Meaning." Proceedings of the Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development 23.708-19.

_____. 1999a."The Semantics and Acquisition of Time in Language." PhD dissertation, University of Pennsylvania.

Weil, J., and K. Stenning. 1978. "A Comparison of Young Children's Comprehension and Memory for Statements of Temporal Relations." R.N. Campbell and P.T. Smith (eds.), Recent advances in the Psychology of Language. New York: Plenum, 395-402.

Weist, Richard M. 1986. "Tense and Aspect: Temporal systems in child language." P. Fletcher and M. Garman (eds.), Language Acquisition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 356-74.

Weist, Richard M., Aleksandra Kaczmarek, and Jolanta Wysocka . 1993. "The Function of Aspectual Configurations in the Conversational and Narrative Discourse of Finnish, Polish, and American Children." Papers and Studies in Contrastive Linguistics 27.79-106.

Weist, Richard M. and Ewa Buczowska. 1987. "The Emergence of Temporal Adverbs in Child Polish." First Language 7.217-29.

Weist, Richard M., Hanna Wysocka, and Paula Lyytinen. 1991. "A Cross-Linguistic Perspective on the Development of Temporal Systems." Journal of Child Language 18.67-92.

Wiberg, Eva. 1996. "Reference to Past Events in Bilingual Italian-Swedish Children of School Age." Linguistics 34.1087-14.

Wijnen, Frank. 1997. "Temporal Reference and Eventivity in Root Infinitivals." MIT Occasional Papers in Linguistics 12.1-25.

Youssef, Valerie. 1990. "The Early Development of Perfect Aspect: Adverbial, verbal, and contextual specification." Journal of Child Language 17.295-312.


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