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The acquisition of complex sentences

Author: Holger Diessel
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This pathbreaking study provides a comprehensive account of how children acquire complex sentences. Holger Diessel investigates spontaneous speech in English-speaking children aged between two and  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Holger Diessel
ISBN: 9780521107488 0521107482
OCLC Number: 799957357
Description: xvi, 226 p. : table, diagram ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. A dynamic network model of grammatical constructions; 3. Towards a definition of complex sentences and subordinate clauses; 4. Infinitival and participial complement constructions; 5. Complement clauses; 6. Relative clauses; 7. Adverbial and co-ordinate clauses; 8. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Holger Diessel.


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