Placeholders in the English Interlanguage of Bilingual (Basque/Spanish) Children
Mayo, Maria del Pilar Garcia; Ibarrola, Amparo Lazaro; Liceras, Juana M.
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The research reported here is part of a larger longitudinal study on the English interlanguage of bilingual (Basque/Spanish) children. We wish to acknowledge financial support from the Spanish Ministry of Education through research project PS95-0025 and from the University of the Basque Country through research project UPV 103.130-HA011/99. We also wish to thank the Department of Modern Languages, the Faculty of Arts, and the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies of the University of Ottawa. Thanks also go to Vicente Núñez Antón (Department of Econometrics and Statistics, University of the Basque Country) for his assistance with the statistical analysis and to Marco Llamazares for proofreading the manuscript. We are grateful to two anonymous reviewers for their invaluable comments and suggestions. A preliminary version of this article was presented at the 11th conference of the European Second Language Association (EUROSLA), held in Paderborn, Germany, September 26–29, 2001.