Conference ProceedingChen, JidongThis paper investigates the crosslinguistic influences on the learning of encoding motion and state change in L2 Mandarin based on the linguistic typology motionmand state change (Talmy 1985, 2000; Slobin 2004). We conducted an experiment of elicited . . .
Conference ProceedingChen, JidongThis paper investigates the possible alternations between Dative Constructions and Direct Object Constructions in Chinese.1 It argues that the semantic constraint on such alternations as proposed by Pinker (1989), Gropen et al. (1989), and Rappaport H . . .