Publications



Books

Escobar, L., Torrens, V., Parodi, T. (in press) Language Processing and Disorders. Newcastle. Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Torrens, V., Escobar, L. (2014) The processing of lexicon and morphosyntax. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Torrens, V., Escobar, L., Gavarró, A., Gutiérrez, J. (2010) (eds.) Movement and Clitics: Adult and Child Grammar. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Torrens, V., Escobar, L. (2006) (eds.) The acquisition of syntax  in Romance Languages. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Del Río, M.J., Torrens, V. (2006) Language and Communication in Developmental Disorders. Madrid: Prentice-Hall.

Torrens, V. (2002) The acquisition of Tense and Agreement. Madrid: National University of Distance Learning.

Torrens, V. (1995) The acquisition of syntax in Spanish and Catalan: The functional Category Inflection University of Barcelona Press.

 

Papers

Torrens, V. (2016) Los trastornos del lenguaje. In J. Gutiérrez-Rexach (ed.) Enciclopedia de Lingüística Hispánica. London: Routledge.

Torrens, V., Escobar, L. (2014) An Overview on Language Processing. In V. Torrens, L. Escobar (2014) The processing of lexicon and morphosyntax. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Gavarró, A., Torrens, V., Wexler, K. (2010) Object clitic omission: two language types. Language Acquisition, 17(4): 192-219.

Escobar, L., Torrens, V. (2010) The effect of reflexive clitics on the aspectual properties of child language. In P. Guijarro-Fuentes, L. Domínguez (eds.) New directions in language acquisition: Romance languages in the generative perspective. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Torrens, V., Escobar, L. (2009) Specific language impairment in Spanish and Catalan.In J. Grinstead (ed.) Perspectives on typical and atypical Hispanic child language development. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Escobar, L., Torrens, V. (2008) The acquisition of universal quantifiers in Spanish L1. In P. Guijarro, (eds.) First Language Acquisition of Morphology and Syntax: Perspectives across languages and learners. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Escobar, L., Torrens, V. (2007) On the acquisition of clitic “se” and aspect in Spanish. In S. Baauw, J. van Kampen & M. Pinto (eds.) The Acquisition of Romance languages. Utrecht: Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics, 3.

Torrens, V. (2006) Las alteraciones del lenguaje en los trastornos del desarrollo. In M.J. Del Río & V. Torrens (2006) Language and Communication in Developmental Disorders. Madrid: Prentice-Hall.

Torrens, V., Escobar, L., Wexler, K. (2006) The Acquisition of experiencers in Spanish. In V. Torrens and L. Escobar (eds.) The Acquisition of Syntax in Romance Languages. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Torrens, V., Gavarró, A., Wexler, K. (2004) Feature checking and object clitic omission in child Spanish and Catalan. In R. Bok-Bennema, B. Hollebrandse, B. Kampers-Manhe, P. Sleeman (eds.) Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Torrens, V. (2001) The syntactic properties of Specific Language Impairment. Aloma, 9, 131-148.

Torrens, V. (2000). Models of syntax Acquisition, Aloma, 7, 135-150.

Torrens, V., Wexler, K. (2000) The acquisition of clitic doubling in Spanish. In C. Hamann, S. Powers (eds.) The Acquisition of Scrambling and Cliticization. Dordrecht: Kluwer, 279-297.

Gibson, E., Pearlmutter, N., Torrens, V. (1999) Recency and Lexical Preferences. Memory and Cognition, 27, 603-611.

Torrens, V., Wexler, K. (1997) The Acquisition of clitic doubling, dative experiencers, floating quantifiers and left dislocation in Spanish. Journal of Formal, Computational and Cognitive Linguistics, 1, 30-45.

Torrens, V., Wexler, K. (1996) Clitic doubling in early Spanish. In A. Stringfellow, D. Cahana-Amitay, Hughes, A. Zukowski (eds.) Boston University Conference on Language Development, 780-791.

Torrens, V. (1995). The acquisition of the functional category of Inflection. In C. Schütze, J. Ganger and K. Broihier (eds.)Papers on Language Processing and Acquisition. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.