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Author Wells, Gordon.

Title Language development in the pre-school years / Gordon Wells
Published Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1985


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Description 484 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Series Language at home and at school ; v. 2
Language at home and at school ; v. 2
Contents Machine derived contents note: Introduction; 1. Setting up the research; 2. Describing child speech in its conversational context; 3. Some general characteristics of the data from the naturalisitic observations; 4. The sequence of emergence of certain semantic and pragmatic systems; 5. The sequence of emergence: syntax and its relationship with other levels of analysis; 6. The pattern of development over time; 7. The children and their families; 8. Variation in language development; 9. the role of the input in language development; 10. Learning through interaction; Appendices; Notes; References; Index
Analysis Pre-school children Language skills Acquisition
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [461]-471
Subject Children -- Language.
Language acquisition.
Children -- Language.
Language acquisition.
Language Development [MESH]
Language Development.
LC no. 84005527
ISBN 0521264618
0521319056 (paperback)