Language Acquisition: The Growth of Grammar (MIT Press) by Maria Teresa Guasti

By Maria Teresa Guasti

This textual content presents a entire creation to present pondering on language acquisition. Following an introductory bankruptcy that discusses the rules of linguistic inquiry, the e-book covers the purchase of particular facets of language from delivery to approximately age 6. issues comprise the language skills of newborns, the purchase of phonological homes of language, the lexicon, syntax, pronoun and sentence interpretation, regulate buildings, particular language impairments, and the connection among language and different cognitive functions.At the belief of every bankruptcy are a precis of the cloth coated, a listing of key phrases, learn questions, and workouts. The booklet, which adopts the viewpoint of Chomskyan common Generative Grammar all through, assumes a familiarity with easy ideas of linguistic theory.

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