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Language in Children (Paperback) (Eve V. Clark)
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Language in Children provides a concise and basic introduction for students studying child language acquisition for the first time. Starting from the first sounds a child produces, this book covers all the stages a child goes through in acquiring a language. This title:
- Illustrates developmental stages from the recognition of sounds and words to the ability to hold a conversation, also covering bilingual upbringing and language disorders;
- Features real-life examples of all the phenomena discussed, from languages such as French, Spanish and Portuguese as well as English;
- Incorporates guidance on sources for further reading and exploration by chapter;
- Is supported by a companion website that includes exercises with links to real-world data in the CHILDES archive.
Written by an experienced author and teacher, Language in Children is essential reading for students studying this topic.
Number of Pages: 162
Genre: Language + Art + Disciplines
Series Title: Routledge Guides to Linguistics
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Eve V. Clark
Street Date: August 30, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-29-5485