The Acquisition of Swedish Grammar

| Lund University
| Lund University
| Lund University
ISBN 9789027252920 (Eur) | EUR 115.00
ISBN 9781588114570 (USA) | USD 173.00
ISBN 9789027295521 | EUR 115.00 | USD 173.00
This book provides a number of studies of different aspects of Swedish child language. Some of the thematic chapters present original, unpublished data: on the acquisition of tense, on the range and frequency of different word order patterns in early child Swedish, related to the input, meaning the language of adults talking to the children or in the presence of the children. The remaining chapters present overviews of previous research: on the acquisition of word formation rules, the noun phrase, and wh-questions. The introduction to this volume contains a concise overview of the basic features of Swedish grammar and a comprehensive overview of different Swedish child language corpora. The main body of research proceeds within a generative framework, but the text is designed to be accessible to researchers of different theoretical paradigms.
[Language Acquisition and Language Disorders, 33]  2004.  vi, 313 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
Gunlög Josefsson and Christer Platzack
Swedish language learner corpora
Gisela Håkansson
The Acquisition of Tense
Lisa Christensen
Word formation
Ingmarie Mellenius
Input and output: Sentence Patterns in Child and Adult Swedish
Gunlög Josefsson
The Verb Phrase
Christer Platzack
Non-target Structures and Non-target Uses in Child and Adult Swedish
Gunlög Josefsson
Nominal phrases
Ute Bohnacker
The Acquisition of Swedish Wh-Questions
Lynn Santelmann
“This is a valuable contribution with implications for the study of, for example, Swedish syntax and morphology, the acquisition of other languages, and linguistic typology.”
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BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
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