Faculty of Foreign Languages
University of Bucharest
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Avram, L., Coene, M. (2001). The Acquisition of Auxiliaries and Determiners in Child Romanian. Proceedings of Early Lexicon Acquisition, ELA 2001, Lyon, CD-ROM.
Coene, M., Avram, L. (2002). On the Acquisition of Reference in Early Child Romanian. University of Bucharest Working Papers in Linguistics, IV, 1: 114-129.
Coene, M., Avram, L. (2002). Achiziţia categoriilor funcţionale in limba română (The acquisition of functional categories in Romanian). In Gabriela Pană Dindelegan (ed.) Actele Colocviului Catedrei de Limba Română 22-23 noiembrie 2001. Perspective actuale în studiul limbii române, 405-414. Bucharest: Editura Universităţii din Bucureşti.
Avram, L., Coene, M. (2003). Why is it difficult to reach agreement? In Perez-Leroux A.T, Y. Roberge (eds.) Romance Linguistics: Theory and Acquisition, vol. 2, 247- 262. (Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 244). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
Avram, L., Coene, M. (2004a). What early clitics can tell us about early subjects. In J. van Kampen, S. Baauw (eds.) Proceedings of Gala 2003, 93-102. Utrecht: UiL LOT.
Avram, L., Coene, M. (2004b). From feature selection to feature valuation: The case of early articles and Accusative clitics in child Romanian. University of Bucharest Working Papers in Linguistics, VI (1): 150-166.
Avram, L., Coene, M. (2005a). The Relation between the C-domain and the I-domain. The view from acquisition. University of Bucharest Working Papers in Linguistics VII.
Avram, L., Coene, M. (2005b). On the acquisition of finiteness. In Coene, M., Tasmowski, L. (eds.) On the Expression of Time and Space, Cluj-Napoca: Clusium, 151-172.
Avram, L., Coene, M. (2006). The Complementizer Phrase in child Romanian: an early discourse-anchor. In Adriana Belletti, Elisa Bennati, Cristiano Chesi, Elisa DiDomenico, Ida Ferrari(eds.) Language Acquisition and Development. Proceedings of GALA 2005, 29-35. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
Avram, L., Coene, M. (2007a). Object clitics as Last Resort: Implications for language acquisition. In S. Baauw, M. Pinto, J. van Kampen (eds.) Proceedings of the Romance Turn II, 7-26. Utrecht: UiL LOT.
Avram, L., Coene, M. (2007b). The root infinitive stage in a null subject language: Romance in the Balkans'. Bucharest Working Papers in Linguistics 2007, vol. IX (1): 231-242.
Avram, L., (2008). A trebui: de la modalitate de tip deontic la implicatură epistemică. In G. Pană Dindelegan (coord.) Limba română. Dinamica limbii, dinamica interpretării, 195-202. Bucharest: Editura Universităţii din Bucureşti.
Avram, L., Coene, M. (2008). The modal reference effect: The case of early verbal forms in Romanian. A. Gavarro, M. J. Freitas (eds.) Language Acquisition and Development. Proceedings of Gala 2007, 57-69. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
Coene, M., Avram, L. (2008). Can children tell us anything we did not know about parameter clustering? In T. Biberauer (ed.) The Limits of Syntactic Variation, 459-482. (Linguistics Today 132). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
Avram, L., Coene (2009). M. Null objects and Accusative clitics in Romanian. Bucharest Working Papers in Linguistics XI (1): 233-252.
Avram, L., Coene, M. (2010). Early subjects in a null subject language. In P. Guijarro-Fuentes şi L. Domínguez (eds.) New Directions in Language Acquisition: Romance Languages in the Generative Perspective, 189-217. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
Stoicescu, I. (2010). Aspectual classes in adult and child Romanian. Bucharest Working Papers in Linguistics XII (1): 171-191.
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Coene, M., Avram, L. (2011). An asymmetry in the acquisition of Accusative clitics in child Romanian. In A. Grimm, A. Muller, C. Hamann, E. Ruigendijk (eds.) Comprehension- Production Asymmetries in Child Language, 39-67. Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter (Studies in Language Acquisition SOLA 43).
Avram, L. (2012). The Unique Checking Constraint: the View from a non-past participle language. In Colceriu, S. (coord.) Bătrînul înţelept de la Pylos,13-22, Bucureşti: Editura Academiei Romane.
Coene, M., Avram, L. (2012). (A)symmetries in the acquisition of Romanian clitics. In Pedro Guijarro-Fuentes, Maria Pilar Larranaga (eds.) Pronouns and Clitics in Early Language, 131-173. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter (Generative Grammar Studies GGS 69).
Stoicescu, I. (2013). The Acquisition of Tense and Aspect in Romanian. Bucharest: Editura Universităţii din Bucureşti. 2014
Teodorescu, O. (2014). Overt subjects in child Romanian: Evidence of early sensitivity to argument structure. in Selected Papers of the 11th International Conference of the Faculty of Letters Piteşti, 13-15 June 2014, 15/2014, 90-97. Piteşti: Editura Universităţii din Piteşti.
Avram, L., Coene, M., Sevcenco, A. (2015). Theoretical implications of children’s early production of Romanian Accusative clitics. Lingua 161:48-66.
Ticio, E., Avram, L. (2015). The acquisition of differential object marking in Spanish and Romanian: Semantic scales or semantic features? Revue roumaine de linguistique, nr. 4, 383- 402.
Avram, L. (2016). On copula verb omission in L1 Romanian. A case study. In D. Chira, N. Mocanu (eds.) Studies and articles in honour of Professor Mihai Mircea Zdrenghea on his 70th Anniversary, 31-45. Cluj-Napoca: Scriptor si Argonaut.
Măniţă, C. (2016). The subject-object asymmetry in the acquisition of wh-questions. Bucharest Working Papers in Linguistics XVIII(1): 5-20.
Măniţă, C. (2017). Asymmetries in the Acquisition of Wh-questions. The Role of Intervention and Interference. PhD dissertation, University of Bucharest.
Teodorescu Negru, O. (2017). The Acquisition of Subjects in Child Romanian at the Syntax-Discourse Interface. PhD dissertation, University of Bucharest.
Teodorescu, O. (2018). Early subjects in child Romanian: A case study. Bucharest Working Papers in Linguistics. Special issue The Acquisition of the Syntax and Interpretation of Subjects in L1 and 2L1 Romanian, Avram, L. (ed.), XIX (1): 17-38.
Avram, L., Gaidargi, A. (2019). On the acquisition of dynamic, deontic and epistemic uses of modal verbs in Romanian. In Ursula Stephany, Aksu Koc (eds.) Development of Modality in First Language Acqusition. A Cross-linguistic Perspective. Studies on Language Acquisition [SOLA 54]. Mouton de Gruyter. ISBN 978-1-5015-1245-2.
Avram, L., Tomescu, V. (accepted). The acquisition of differential object marking in 2L1 Romanian. In Silvina Montrul and Alexandru Mardale (eds.) On the Acquisition of Differential Object Marking. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
This corpus consists of data from two children: Bianca and Antonio. Bianca was born 23-JUL-1999 and Antonio was born 14-JAN-1999. The two longitudinal corpora comprise weekly recordings of natural unstructured conversations of two Romanian children (a girl, Bianca, and a boy, Antonio) with their mother (or another relative) and an investigator. Both children live in Bucharest and they are monolingual speakers of Romanian. The database consists of approximately 60 minute samples audiorecorded weekly, at the child’s home, by one investigator. The recordings include situations of free interactions with the mother and the investigator and, occasionally, mainly in the case of B., with other adults in the family or family friends. The range of samples covers ages 1;3 –3;0 for B. (a total of 74 recordings) and 1;9 – 3;6 for A. (a total of 62 recordings). 31 recordings from the Bianca corpus (age range 1;5 - 2;11) and 16 for the Antonio corpus (age range 1;9 - 3;5) have been transcribed in CHAT. The data were collected and transcribed by Larisa Avram. Two of the recordings were transcribed first by a Phd student (Ioana Stoiescu). In this case, the transcripts were then checked by Larisa Avram.