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Strategie di formazione delle parole in varietà iniziali di polacco L2

Jacopo Saturno
University of Bergamo, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0001-6932-6832


This paper describes word formation as observed in the earliest stages of L2 Polish. 31 L1 Italian beginning learners took part in a 14-hour Polish course, which was recorded, transcribed and morphologically tagged in order to correlate learner output with the relevant input features. After 4:30 hours, the learners could produce new words using the derivational suffix -k-, which in the input can be found in the majority of feminine nouns. This finding suggests that after minimal exposure, learners can identify the morphological structure of a class of nouns and reproduce it in their output.
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Keywords: L2 Polish, L1 Italian Input, First Exposure, Derivational Morphology



Pages: 279-303

Published by: Firenze University Press

Publication year: 2016

DOI: 10.36253/978-88-6453-328-5.16

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Saturno, J.; 2016; Strategie di formazione delle parole in varietà iniziali di polacco L2. Firenze, Firenze University Press.


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