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Language in Children, Paperback / softback Book

Language in Children Paperback / softback

Part of the Routledge Guides to Linguistics series

Paperback / softback


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.




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