The Child Language Reader

The Child Language Reader

by Kate Trott
     
 

The Child Language Reader provides an introduction to the most important research in child language acquisition and development. Including extensive editorial introductions, which explain key background, assumptions and terminology, and organized into thematic sections, it brings the reader into direct contact with original research, in a supported and

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The Child Language Reader provides an introduction to the most important research in child language acquisition and development. Including extensive editorial introductions, which explain key background, assumptions and terminology, and organized into thematic sections, it brings the reader into direct contact with original research, in a supported and guided environment.

Features include:
*articles written by a range of international authors, including classics by influential figures
*coverage of a number of language development areas, including phonology, semantics, sociolinguistics, methodology and bilingualism
*a substantial section on methodology, offering practical insight into the design of child language research
*an appendix on statistical analysis
*a new piece by Brian Richards and David Malvern.
Covering a range of different theoretical standpoints, The Child Language Reader offers a comprehensive overview of the field, and is a definitive resource for anyone with an interest in child language.

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'This reader is recommended for the variety and breadth of the papers presented. In addition, objective editing allows the reader to evaluate the value of the ideas presented for herself.' - Linguist List

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415281010
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/20/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.00(d)

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