Speakers hesitate or make brief pauses filled with sounds like 'uh' or 'uhm' mostly before nouns. Such slow-down effects are far less frequent before verbs, as researchers working together with an international team have now discovered by looking at examples from different languages.
An international team of researchers, including Frank Seifart and Sven Grawunder of the former Department of Linguistics at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology and Julien Meyer from the Université Grenoble ...
R. Forman. Linguistics and Education19 (4):
319-32(2008)An explanation of cultural differences and how these are explained in L1. An excellent and beneficial read for the understanding of learning through language. A very useful paper..