CHILDES Eng-AAE Barrière Corpus

Isabelle Barrière
Molloy College

Participants: 12
Type of Study: lab conversations
Location: United States
Media type: audio
DOI: doi:10.21415/T5Q97B

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Citation information

Barrière, I., Kresh, S., Aharodnik, K., Legendre., G. & Nazzi, T. (2018) The comprehension of 3rd Person Singular –s by NYC English-speaking Preschoolers. In M. Rispoli & T. Ionin (eds) Proceedings of the Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition North America 7. Amsterdan: John Benjamins, Language Acquisition and Language Disorders Series

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Project Description

Recordings are from three types: MAE, Some Variation, Strong Variation. They have all been collected by native speakers of English; on ethnically and culturally diverse children who attend preschool programs for low SES children in Brooklyn and Staten Island not exposed to more than 10% of another language at home and to English in preschool; all children had passed hearing tests and did not have an IEP (Special Ed services)


NSF BCS# 1251828/1548147 to Isabelle Barriere and BCS-1251707 to Geraldine Legendre for the Collaborative Project " Collaborative Research: Cross-Linguistic (English, French, Haitian Creole and Spanish) Investigations of the Acquisition of Subject-Verb Agreement"