A Review of the Syntactic Priming—A Research Method in Sentence Production

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The syntactic priming is not only a very important repetitive priming phenomenon, it is also important for studying the syntactic representation and the speech production mechanism. Since the priming is related to the selecting process of the target sentences, it is of serious requirement for both the experimental materials and paradigms. The main questions studied in the syntactic priming correlates with the construction, the syntactic hierarchy and the representation of verbs, etc. Mastering the syntactic priming’s experimental paradigm and knowing the corresponding research questions would be of great significance to studying the syntactic representation and the syntactic teaching in the field of teaching Chinese as a second language.

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Feng, H. , Chen, L. , Feng, L. and Feng, L. (2014) A Review of the Syntactic Priming—A Research Method in Sentence Production. Open Journal of Modern Linguistics, 4, 641-650. doi: 10.4236/ojml.2014.45055.

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