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  1. Narrative Development

    Six Approaches

    Edited by Michael Bamberg

    Growing out of an International Society of the Study of Behavioral Development-sponsored symposium, this book discusses the basic assumptions that led the contributors to conduct research in the field of narrative development. This collection gathers their research reflections and varying...

    Published August 1st 1997 by Routledge

  2. The Multilingual Self

    An Inquiry Into Language Learning

    By Natasha Lvovich

    This book relates the author's stories about how languages have integrated her being, and defined and formed her sense of self. The idea of writing autobiographical stories of her multilingual life came from her long-term commitment to foreign language teaching and from a recent, extremely rich and...

    Published April 1st 1997 by Routledge

  3. Input, Interaction, and the Second Language Learner

    By Susan M. Gass

    This volume provides a definitive view of the relationship between input, interaction, and second language acquisition. In so doing, it should prove useful to those whose major concern is with the acquisition of a second or foreign language as well as for those who are primarily interested in these...

    Published April 1st 1997 by Routledge

  4. Referential Communication Tasks

    By George Yule

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    Referential communication is the term given to communicative acts, generally spoken, in which some kind of information is exchanged between one speaker and another. This information exchange is typically dependent on successful acts of reference, whereby entities (human and non-human) are...

    Published April 1st 1997 by Routledge

  5. Childes/Bib

    An Annotated Bibliography of Child Language and Language Disorders, 1997 Supplement

    By Roy Higginson, Brian MacWhinney

    Featuring approximately 2,700 references, this supplement extends the previous volumes, CHILDES/BIB - 1991 (LEA) and the CHILDES/BIB - 1994 Supplement (LEA), to a total of more than 13,000 references. All of the entries have keyword annotations, and many of them include lengthier abstracts. This...

    Published February 1st 1997 by Psychology Press

  6. Processing interclausal Relationships

    Studies in the Production and Comprehension of Text

    Edited by Jean Costermans, Michel Fayol

    During the last 10 years, more and more linguistic and psycholinguistic research has been devoted to the study of discourse and written texts. Much of this research deals with the markers that underline the connections and the breaks between clauses and sentences plus the use of these markers -- by...

    Published December 1st 1996 by Psychology Press

  7. Communicating Meaning

    The Evolution and Development of Language

    Edited by Boris M. Velichkovsky, Duane M. Rumbaugh

    Dealing specifically with the origins and development of human language, this book is based on a selection of materials from a recent international conference held at the Center of Interdisciplinary Research at the University of Bielefeld in Germany. The significance of the volume is that it...

    Published September 1st 1996 by Psychology Press

  8. Toward A Genetics of Language

    Edited by Mabel L. Rice

    The past decade has brought important new advances in the fields of genetics, behavioral genetics, linguistics, language acquisition, studies of language impairment, and brain imaging. Although these advances are each highly relevant to the determination of what a child is innately prepared to...

    Published July 1st 1996 by Psychology Press

  9. Children's Language

    Volume 9

    Edited by Carolyn E. Johnson, John H.V. Gilbert

    Series: Children's Language Series

    This volume brings together the work of 32 scholars from 13 countries -- investigations of children learning 15 different languages, in some instances more than one at a time. The scope of this work -- as broad as it is -- only partially represents the research interests and approaches of the more...

    Published July 1st 1996 by Psychology Press

  10. Signal to Syntax

    Bootstrapping From Speech To Grammar in Early Acquisition

    Edited by James L. Morgan, Katherine Demuth

    In the beginning, before there are words, or syntax, or discourse, there is speech. Speech is an infant's gateway to language. Without exposure to speech, no language--or at most only a feeble facsimile of language--develops, regardless of how rich a child's biological endowment for language...

    Published November 1st 1995 by Psychology Press