The contributors to the Proceedings of the 28th Annual Meeting of the Child Language Research Forum explore their findings on language acquisition in a variety of the world's languages, reflecting the diversity of interests in the field and the range of languages being studied. This volume makes an empirical, as well as a theoretical, contribution to linguistic research.
|Publisher:||Center for the Study of Language and Inf|
|Series:||Center for the Study of Language and Information - Lecture Notes Series , #28|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)|
Table of Contents1. Isolating the CVC root in Tzeltal Mayan Penelope Brown; 2. Functors in early on-line sentence comprehension Allyson K. Carter and LouAnn Gerken; 3. Preschoolers produce multiple words for unfamiliar objects Gedeon Deák and Michael P. Maratsos; 4. From Adam('s) and Eve('s) to mine and yours in singletons and siblings Werner Deutsch, Angela Wagner, Renate Burchardt, Karen Jahn, Nina Schulz; 5. Pronomial reference in 3-year-olds' narratives Norma Jean Gomme and Carolyn E. Johnson; 6. The role of prosody in the acquisition of grammatical morphemes Richard F. S. Hung; 7. The acquisition of vertical path in Tzotil (Mayan) Lourdes de León; 8. Maternal labeling practices and infants' lexical constraints Elise Frank Masur; 9. A reconsideration of the mutual exclusivity bias in young 2-year-olds William E. Merriman and Colleen M. Stevenson; 10. English-speaking one-year-olds are verb learners, too Letitia Naigles; 11. Gender-based differences in the language of Japanese preschool children Kei Nakamura; 12. Overextension of intransitive verbs in the acquisition of Japanese Masami Nomura and Yasuhiro Shirai; 13. Pronomialization in the narratives of Turkish-speaking children Hülya Özcan; 14. The acquisition of past-tense inflection in Icelandic and Norwegian children Hrafnhildur Ragnarsdóttir, Hanne Gram Simonsen and Kim Plunkett; 15. The linguistic encoding of spatial relations in Scandinavian child language development Sven Strömqvist and Hrafnhildur Ragnarsdóttir; 16.The verbalization of motion events in Arrenrnte (Central Australia) David P. Wilkins; 17.Segmentation and word discovery Michael Brent and Joost van der Weijer; 18. Pragmatic comprehension Eileen Shu-Hui Chen; 19. Is the simultaneous acquisition of two languages in early childhood equal to acquiring each of the two languages individually? Suzanne Döpke; 20. Codas, word minimality, and empty-headed syllables Heather Goad; 21. A cross-linguistic perspective on the acquisition of PRO Helen Goodluck, Arhonto Terzi, Gema Chocano; 22. Phonological acquisition and the initial ranking of faithfulness constraints Mark Hale, Charles Reiss; 23. The role of input in the acquisition of past verbs forms in English and Dutch Annick De Houwer; 24. Scope and distributivity in child Mandarin Thomas Hun-Tak Lee; 25. Role of prosody in the discrimination of foreign languages by newborns Thierry Nazzi; 26. Using the semantics associated with syntactic frames for interpretation without the aid of non-linguistic context Nitya Sethuraman, Adele E. Goldberg, Judith Goodman; 27. Phonological and acoustic bases for early grammatical category assignment: a cross-linguistic perspective Rushen Shi, James Morgan, Paul Allopenna; 28. Perspectives on an emerging language: creolization and critical periods Judy A. Kegl, John McWhorter.