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Constructing a language : a usage-based theory of language acquisition

Author: Michael Tomasello
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Harvard University Press paperback edView all editions and formats
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Drawing together a vast body of empirical research in cognitive science, linguistics, and developmental psychology, Michael Tomasello demonstrates that we don't need a self-contained "language  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Tomasello
ISBN: 9780674017641 0674017641 0674010302 9780674010307
OCLC Number: 62782600
Notes: Originally published: 2003.
Description: viii, 388 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Usage-based linguistics --
Origins of language --
Words --
Early syntactic constructions --
Abstract syntactic constructions --
Nominal and clausal constructions --
Complex constructions and discourse --
Biological, cultural, and ontogenetic processes --
Toward a psychology of language acquisition.
Responsibility: Michael Tomasello.

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