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The infinite gift : how children learn and unlearn the languages of the world

Author: Charles D Yang
Publisher: New York : Scribner, [2006] ©2006
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Draws on cutting-edge scientific findings to address key issues about language development, demonstrating how human beings are born with an innate ability to speak any language but customize their communication abilities to accommodate the language that they hear.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Yang, Charles D.
Infinite gift
(DLC) 2006044307
(OCoLC)65644726
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles D Yang
ISBN: 9780743293389 074329338X 0743237560 9780743237567
OCLC Number: 893686080
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 273 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The Greatest Intellectual Feat --
Mission Improbable --
Silent Rehearsals --
Wuckoo --
Word Factory --
Colorless Green Ideas --
Twenty Questions --
The Superiority of the German Language.
Responsibility: Charles Yang.
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Draws on cutting-edge scientific findings to address key issues about language development, demonstrating how human beings are born with an innate ability to speak any language but customize their communication abilities to accommodate the language that they hear.

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