Article published in:Language Acquisition across Linguistic and Cognitive Systems
Edited by Michèle Kail and Maya Hickmann †
[Language Acquisition and Language Disorders 52] 2010
► pp. 91–108
Chapter 5. Language development in a cross-linguistic context
Children’s language development has only been studied fro a very small fraction of the world’s languages. This chapter provides a brief introduction to existing cross-linguistic research on morphological and syntactic development in young children learning oral languages. The final section addresses the important issue of differences in the communicative environments of children learning to talk and the possible implications of these differences.
Published online: 15 December 2010
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