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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. A Developmental-functionalist Approach To Child Language

    By Nancy Budwig

    Although there has been much empirical study within what has been referred to as "functional approaches to child language," there has yet to be a major attempt to compare and contrast such proposals. In addition, much of the work carried out within child language from a functionalist perspective...

    Published September 1st 1995 by Psychology Press

  8. Early Language Development in Full-term and Premature infants

    By Paula Menyuk, Jacqueline W. Liebergott, Martin C. Schultz

    Designed to provide practical information to those who are concerned with the development of young children, this book has three goals. First, the authors offer details about patterns of language development over the first three years of life. Although intensive studies have been carried out by...

    Published April 1st 1995 by Psychology Press

  9. Children's Language

    Volume 8

    Edited by Keith E. Nelson, Zita R‚ger, Zita Reger

    Series: Children's Language Series

    Each child is spoken to by genetic heritage and by the rich current set of interactional environments -- familial, local community, and broader cultural voices. Using past structures and paradigms of scholarship, scholars seek to understand what the child achieves in language and how. The tools...

    Published December 1st 1994 by Psychology Press

  10. Syntactic Theory and First Language Acquisition

    Cross-linguistic Perspectives -- Volume 1: Heads, Projections, and Learnability -- Volume 2: Binding, Dependencies, and Learnability

    Edited by (Vol.1)Barbara Lust, Margarita Su¤er, John Whitman, (Vol.2)Barbara Lust, Gabriella Hermon

    Universal Grammar (UG) is a theory of both the fundamental principles for all possible languages and the language faculty in the "initial state" of the human organism. These two volumes approach the study of UG by joint, tightly linked studies of both linguistic theory and human competence for...

    Published November 1st 1994 by Psychology Press