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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Child Language and Developmental Dysphasia : Linguistic Studies of the Acquisition of German.
Amsterdam : John Benjamins Publishing Company, ©1991
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Harald Clahsen; Karin Richman; Karim Richman
|ISBN:||9789027277633 902727763X 1283424495 9781283424493|
|Description:||1 online resource (360 pages)|
|Contents:||CHILD LANGUAGE AND DEVELOPMENTAL DYSPHASIA Linguistic Studies of the Acquisition of German; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Preface; Table of Contents; Introduction; PART I: FIRST LANGUAGE ACQUISITION; 1. Theoretical approaches in language acquisition research; 1.1 The functionalist approach; 1.2 The theory of Operating Principles; 1.2.1 A sketch of Slobin's model; 1.2.2 On the analysis of transitivity markers; 1.2.3 On the theoretical status of Operating Principles; 1.3 Learnability theory; 1.3.1 Learnability constraints; 1.3.2 Grammatical theory and learnability. 1.3.3 On the structure of the language acquisition device2. Early child grammars; 2.1 Some features of Stage I in German child language; 2.2 A phrase structure grammar for phase II; 2.3 Learnability considerations on syntactic categorisation; 2.4 Parameter theory and the acquisition of word order; 2.4.1 Pinker's analysis; 2.4.2 An alternative solution within GB-theory; 3. The grammar of a three year-old; 3.1 Some features of phase IV in German child language; 3.2 Syntactic structures in phase IV; 3.3 Learning mechanisms for inflectional elements. 3.3.1 On the construction of morphological paradigms3.3.2 Verb inflection in German child language; PART II: DEVELOPMENTAL DYSPHASIA; 4. Grammar acquisition and dysphasia (with particular reference to the research situation in West Germany); 4.1 Linguistic features; 4.2 Psycholinguistic aspects; 4.3 Aims and basic hypotheses; 4.4 On the design of the empirical investigation; 4.4.1 Selecting the children; 4.4.2 Analysing the linguistic data; 4.4.3 Overview of the data investigated; 5. Grammatical units; 5.1 Nominal elements and the structure of the noun phrase. 5.2 Adverbial elements and prepositional phrases5.3 Verbal elements; 5.4 Conjunctions; 6. Selected areas of the inflectional system; 6.1 Case markings; 6.1.1 On the form and function of case markings in German; 6.1.2 Case markings in dysphasia; 6.1.3 A comparison with the acquisition of case morphology in normal children; 6.2 Verb inflection; 6.2.1 On subject-verb agreement in dysphasia; 6.2.2 Functional analyses of the inflection of verbs in dysphasia; 7. Word order; 7.1 Verb placement; 7.1.1 Overview: V1,V2 and verb-final patterns; 7.1.2 Verb placement and verb inflection. 7.1.3 Verb placement and verbal elements7.2 Argument order; 7.3 The position of the negator; 8. Learnability theory and the acquisition of grammar; 8.1 Child language development; 8.2 Developmental dysphasia; 9. Appendix; 9.1 Profile charts; 9.2 Transcripts; Transcript: andreas 1; Transcript: andreas 2; Transcript: anja 1; Transcript: anja 2; Transcript: jonas 1; Transcript: jonas 2; Transcript: julia 1; Transcript: julia 2; Transcript: klaus 1; Transcript: klaus 2; Transcript: patrick; Transcript: petra 1; Transcript: petra 2; Transcript: petra 3; Transcript: Stefan; Transcript: sven.|