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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. The Crosslinguistic Study of Language Acquisition

    Volume 3

    Edited by Dan Isaac Slobin

    Extending the tradition of this series, which has become a standard reference work in language acquisition, this volume contains chapters on seven more languages, including a section on ergative languages. Languages in this volume include:* Georgian* Greenlandic* K'iche Mayan*Warlpiri* Mandarin*...

    Published October 1st 1992 by Psychology Press

  6. Language Experience and Early Language Development

    From Input to Uptake

    By Margaret Harris

    Series: Essays in Developmental Psychology

    Addresses one debate in language development, namely the relationship between children's language development and their language experience....

    Published August 25th 1992 by Psychology Press

  7. Rediscovering Interlanguage

    By Larry Selinker, William E. Rutherford

    Series: Applied Linguistics and Language Study

    An account of the development of research and thinking in the field of learner language. Draws on wide-ranging research into contrastive analysis, bilingualism, theoretical linguistics and experimental psychology....

    Published February 10th 1992 by Routledge

  8. Private Speech

    From Social Interaction To Self-regulation

    Edited by Rafael M. Diaz, Laura E. Berk, Rafael Diaz

    Since the publication of Vygotsky’s Thought and Language in the United States, a number of North American and European investigators have conducted systematic observations of children’s spontaneous private speech, giving substantial support to Vygotsky’s major hypotheses —...

    Published December 1st 1991 by Psychology Press

  9. Bridges Between Psychology and Linguistics

    A Swarthmore Festschrift for Lila Gleitman

    Edited by Donna Jo Napoli, Judy Anne Kegl, Judy Kegl

    Written as a tribute to Lila Gleitman, an influential pioneer in first language acquisition and reading studies, this significant book clearly establishes the relationships between psychology and linguistics. It begins with a thorough examination of issues in developmental psychology, continues...

    Published October 1st 1991 by Psychology Press

  10. Lexical Acquisition

    Exploiting On-line Resources To Build A Lexicon

    Edited by Uri Zernik

    On-line information -- and free text in particular -- has emerged as a major, yet unexploited, resource available in raw form. Available, but not accessible. The lexicon provides the major key for enabling accessibility to on-line text. The expert contributors to this book explore the range of...

    Published July 1st 1991 by Psychology Press