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Syntactic Development.

Author: William O'Grady
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1997.
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Syntactic Development presents a broad critical survey of the research literature on child language development. Giving balanced coverage to both theoretical and empirical issues, William O'Grady constructs an up-to-date picture of how children acquire the syntax of English. Part 1 offers an overview of the developmental data pertaining to a range of syntactic phenomena, including word order, subject drop, embedded  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William O'Grady
ISBN: 9780226620787 0226620786 1281223891 9781281223890 0226620751 9780226620756
OCLC Number: 476229279
Description: 1 online resource (422 pages)
Contents: Syntactic Development; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1 The Study of Language Acquisition; PART I: THE DEVELOPMENTAL FACTS; 2 One-Word Utterances; 3 Early Multiword Utterances; 4 Word Order and Case; 5 Subject Drop; 6 Embedded Clauses; 7 Wh Questions; 8 Inversion; 9 Relative Clauses and Clefts; 10 Passives; 11 Constraints on Coreference; PART II: THEORIES OF LEARNABILITY AND DEVELOPMENT; 12 The Learnability Problem; 13 UG-Based Theories of the Acquisition Device; 14 Alternatives to UG; 15 Theories of Development; 16 Concluding Remarks; Notes; Glossary; References; Index.
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A broad critical survey of the research literature on child language development, providing coverage of both theoretical and empirical issues. Covering a wide range of perspectives, this text  Read more...


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