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Acquisition de schwa en français L1 : analyse de corpus denses d’interactions parents-enfant

Abstract : Analysing corpora of interactions between parents and their children collected in everyday situations, this study investigates the acquisition of the phonological variation between schwa realisation and elision in monosyllabic words in French as a first language. Furthermore, it aims at comparing parents’ oral discourse and their children’s speech in order to examine the influence of parental input on the development and the acquisition of this phonological variable. Our analyses show that the linguistic input to which the children are exposed affects the way they acquire the variation and use the schwa in their own speech. Moreover, parents tend to adjust their speech to their child’s linguistic development and to make decisions about whether to elide or to realise the schwa according to the syntactic context in which the monosyllabic word occurs. These choices might reveal that the parents are conscious of the difficulties generated by the schwa elision and provide a more analytical input to facilitate the children’s chunking of complex word groups and acquisition of vocabulary.
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Loïc Liégeois, Inès Saddour, Damien Chabanal. Acquisition de schwa en français L1 : analyse de corpus denses d’interactions parents-enfant. Linx, Presses Universitaires de Paris Nanterre, 2015. ⟨halshs-01148953⟩



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