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  1. 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 June 30th 1996 by Psychology Press

  2. 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 October 31st 1995 by Psychology Press

  3. 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 August 31st 1995 by Psychology Press

  4. 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 March 31st 1995 by Psychology Press

  5. 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 December 31st 1994 by Psychology Press

  6. 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 November 30th 1994 by Psychology Press

  7. 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 October 31st 1994 by Psychology Press

  8. 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 October 31st 1994 by Psychology Press

  9. 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 14th 1994 by Routledge

  10. 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 December 31st 1993 by Psychology Press