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Proceedings of the 3rd Conference on Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition North America (GALANA 2008)
edited by Jean Crawford, Koichi Otaki, and Masahiko Takahashi
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Contents

Acknowledgements
Jean Crawford, Koichi Otaki, and Masahiko Takahashi
v (abstract or complete paper)

Fillers as Functional Categories: Evidence from German-English Bilingual Acquisition
Alyona Belikova, Tanja Kupisch, Öner Özçelik, and Emily Sadlier-Brown
1-12 (abstract or complete paper)

Sensitive Contexts for D Omission in Italian L1: A Case Study
Ida Ferrari and Simona Matteini
13-24 (abstract or complete paper)

Testing Syntactic and Pragmatic Accounts of Clitic Omission
Anna Gavarró and Marta Mosella
25-35 (abstract or complete paper)

An Elicited Production Test of the Optional Infinitive Stage in Child Spanish
John Grinstead, Juliana De la Mora, Mariana Vega-Mendoza, and Blanca Flores
36-45 (abstract or complete paper)

Children's Insensitivity to Information from the Target of Agreement: The Case of Xhosa
Sandile Gxilishe, Mantoa Rose Smouse, Thabisa Xhalisa, and Jill de Villiers
46-53 (abstract or complete paper)

Evidence for L2 Syntactic Gap-Processing in Japanese Scrambling Sentences
Masahiro Hara
54-63 (abstract or complete paper)

The Interaction between Lexical-Semantics and Morphosyntax: A Study on the Development of Verbal Forms in L1 and L2 Spanish
Miren Hodgson
64-75 (abstract or complete paper)

Comprehension and Production of Definite and Indefinite Noun Phrases in English Preschoolers
Angeliek van Hout, Kaitlyn Harrigan, and Jill de Villiers
76-87 (abstract or complete paper)

Acquisition of Head-Internal Relative Clauses Revisited
Miwa Isobe
88-97 (abstract or complete paper)

Knowledge of Noun-Drop across Various Lexical and Functional Categories in Heritage Spanish Bilinguals
Michael Iverson
98-106 (abstract or complete paper)

Evidentiality vs. Certainty: Do Children Trust Their Minds More Than Their Eyes?
Liane Jeschull and Tom Roeper
107-115 (abstract or complete paper)

Sensitivity to DP-Internal Agreement Violations in L2 Grammar
Fufen Jin, Tor A. Åfarli, and Wim A. van Dommelen
116-126 (abstract or complete paper)

The 'Phased' Learnability of Long Wh-questions
Jacqueline van Kampen
127-138 (abstract or complete paper)

Do L2 Grammars Go Beyond the L1 and L2 Input?
Yu-Chang Liang
139-147 (abstract or complete paper)

Phase Impenetrability Condition and the Acquisition of Unaccusatives, Object-Raising Ba-Constructions and Passives in Mandarin-Speaking Children
Liu Haiyun and Ning Chunyan
148-152 (abstract or complete paper)

Case Errors in Child Japanese and the Implication for the Syntactic Theory
Keiko Murasugi and Eriko Watanabe
153-164 (abstract or complete paper)

Developmental Patterns in Flexible Word Order Acquisition
Roksolana Mykhaylyk
165-174 (abstract or complete paper)

Order of L2 Acquisition of Prosodic Prominence Patterns: Evidence from L1 Spanish/L2 English Speech
Emily Nava and Maria Luisa Zubizarreta
175-187 (abstract or complete paper)

Children's Scope Assignment
Öner Özçelik
188-199 (abstract or complete paper)

Learning English Metrical Phonology: When Probability Distributions Are Not Enough
Lisa Pearl
200-211 (abstract or complete paper)

Does "Q-Spreading" Come with Presupposition Spreading?
Natalia Rakhlin
212-222 (abstract or complete paper)

A Child's Early Use of the Imperative to Express Agentivity in Spanish
John Ryan
223-231 (abstract or complete paper)

Negative Concord vs. Negative Polarity and the Acquisition of Japanese
Tetsuya Sano, Hiroyuki Shimada, and Takaomi Kato
232-240 (abstract or complete paper)

L1 Transfer versus Computational Complexity in Adult L2 French: Evidence from a Comparison with Deaf L1 French Learners
Maureen Scheidnes, Laurice Tuller, and Hélène Delage
241-252 (abstract or complete paper)

Is PP Opacity on the Path to False Belief?
Emily Sowalsky, Valentine Hacquard, and Tom Roeper
253-261 (abstract or complete paper)

Nominative-Genitive Conversion and Its Transitivity Restriction in Child Japanese
Koji Sugisaki
262-269 (abstract or complete paper)

Transfer Effects in the Production of Non-Referential Verb Phrases by Heritage Speakers of Chinese
Lyn Shan Tieu
270-281 (abstract or complete paper)

The Role of Cross-Linguistic Variation in the Acquisition of Auxiliary Inversion in Wh-questions
Lidiya Tornyova and Virginia Valian
282-290 (abstract or complete paper)

Modeling the Selective Effects of Slowed-Down Speech in Pronoun Comprehension
Jacolien van Rij, Petra Hendriks, Jennifer Spenader, and Hedderik van Rijn
291-302 (abstract or complete paper)

The Role of the Lexical Component in the Acquisition of Scalar Implicatures
Anna Verbuk
303-312 (abstract or complete paper)

Tell Me a Story! Children's Capacity for Topic Shift
Ellis Wubs, Petra Hendriks, John Hoeks, and Charlotte Koster
313-324 (abstract or complete paper)

L2 English Articles and the Computation of Uniqueness
Mei Yang and Tania Ionin
325-335 (abstract or complete paper)

Focus in Child Language: Evidence from the Acquisition of Chinese
Peng Zhou and Stephen Crain
336-346 (abstract or complete paper)