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The role of Persian causative markers in the acquisition of English causative verbs

Ali Akbar Jabbari; Mohammad Javad Rezaie

Volume 4, Issue 9 , December 2012, , Pages 33-61

Abstract
       This project investigates the relationship between lexical semantics and causative morphology in the acquisition of causative/inchoative-related verbs in English as a foreign language by Iranian speakers. Results of translation and picture judgment task show although L2 learners ...  Read More

Optimality Theoretic Account of Acquisition of Consonant Clusters of English Syllables by Persian EFL Learners*

Ali Akbar Jabbari; Leila Arghavan

Volume 2, Issue 217 , October 2010, , Pages 69-109

Abstract
  This study accounts for the acquisition of the consonant clusters of English syllable structures both in onset and coda positions by Persian EFL learners. Persian syllable structure is "CV(CC)", composed of one consonant at the initial position and two optional consonants at the final position; whereas ...  Read More