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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Beyond Names for Things

    Young Children's Acquisition of Verbs

    Edited by Michael Tomasello, William E. Merriman

    Most research on children's lexical development has focused on their acquisition of names for concrete objects. This is the first edited volume to focus specifically on how children acquire their early verbs. Verbs are an especially important part of the early lexicon because of the role they play...

    Published January 1st 1995 by Psychology Press

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Second Language Learning

    Theoretical Foundations

    By Michael Sharwood Smith, Christopher N. Candlin

    Series: Applied Linguistics and Language Study

    A survey and analysis of second language theory discusses the development of ideas in this expanding area of language studies. It looks at the implications of these ideas and directions for future research. Contains study questions and activities as well as practical guidelines on the use of...

    Published August 15th 1994 by Routledge

  8. Other Children, Other Languages

    Issues in the theory of Language Acquisition

    Edited by Yonata Levy

    This volume investigates the implications of the study of populations other than educated, middle-class, normal children and languages other than English on a universal theory of language acquisition. Because the authors represent different theoretical orientations, their contributions permit the...

    Published January 1st 1994 by Psychology Press

  9. Constraints on Language Acquisition

    Studies of Atypical Children

    Edited by Helen Tager-Flusberg

    After decades of research most scholars generally agree that language acquisition is a complex and multifaceted process that involves the interaction of innate biologically-based mechanisms devoted to language, other non-linguistic cognitive and social mechanisms, linguistic input, and information...

    Published November 1st 1993 by Psychology Press

  10. Language Development In Exceptional Circumstances

    Edited by Dorothy Bishop, K. Mogford

    Ever since attempts were made to describe and explain normal language development, references to exceptional circumstances have been made. Variations in the conditions under which language is acquired can be regarded as natural experiments, which would not be feasible or ethical under normal...

    Published March 2nd 1993 by Psychology Press