Research into how the relationship between reflexives and their antecedents is acquired - an integrated syntactic and semantic account.
Guy Matthews was educated at Portsmouth University: BA (Hons) in Business Studies, and the University of Essex: MA in Applied Linguistics; PhD in Linguistics.
His research interest is second language acquisition, with a focus on the acquisition of syntax.
Chapter 1：Theoretical Considerations in Studying Second Language Acquisition
Chapter 2：Theories on the Binding of Reflexives
Chapter 3：Research into the SLA of Reflexives
Chapter 4：Considerations in Test Design
Chapter 5：L1 Testing of Reflexives in Mandarin
Chapter 6：L2 Testing of Reflexives in English
Chapter 7：A Combined Semantic and Syntactic Model of Binding
Chapter 8：Concluding Remarks
Appendix 1：List of sentences used in Mandarin Test 1
Appendix 2：List of sentences used in Mandarin Test 2
Appendix 3：List of verbs used in the English tests
Appendix 4：List of sentences used in English Test 1
Appendix 5：List of sentences used in English Test 2
Appendix 6：Notes on the illustrations used in English Test 2