Routledge – 2002 – 128 pages
Series: Language Workbooks
Building on the established strengths of the first edition, Child Language has now been fully updated and includes some basic theory content, more exercises and summaries at the end of each unit.
* introduces students to key areas involved in the study of children's language: vocabulary development, word and sentence structure, conversational skills and pronunciation
* contains a corpus of children's language
* includes suggestions for project work.
`Particularly suitable for my first year students, who have little background in linguistics. Genuine data and practical exercises are among the strengths of this invaluable workbook.' - Jamal Ardehali, Glasgow University
'Excellent as a pre-course introduction to language acquisition; goodpractical exercises to assimilate information.' - G.Stoneham, St Mark and St John College, Plymouth