The Language of Children, Paperback

The Language of Children Paperback

Part of the Intertext series


The Intertext series has been specifically designed to meet the needs of contemporary English Language Studies.

Working with Texts: A Core Introduction to Language Analysis (second edition, 2001) is the foundation text, which is complemented by a range of 'satellite' titles.

These provide students with hands-on practical experience of textual analysis through special topics and can be used individually or in conjunction with Working with Texts.

The Language of Children: * introduces the key theories of language acquisition and provides a historical overview of the subject * looks at all the ways children learn to communicate, from writing and talking to playing and using computers * includes a wide variety of real texts and data, from records of childrens first words to children's hand-written stories and emails * explores the language of children from a range of backgrounds and abilities, including deaf and bilingual children * is user-friendly and accessible, and provides a full glossary.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 110 pages, 8 line figures, glossary
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Language acquisition
  • ISBN: 9780415286213



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