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Cruttenden, A. 1979. Language in infancy and childhood: A linguistic introduction to language acquisition. Manchester UP. 193 pp.


General introductory textbook including chapters on the development of phonology, grammar (also covering discourse, conversation, register, and interaction with parents), lexis. Various theories are discussed and compared (i.e. behaviorist innatist, cognitive, and sociological theories). The influence of social class is studied.

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