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Wells, C. Gordon. 2008. The Meaning Makers 2nd. Learning to Talk and Talking to Learn. (Learning to Talk and Talking to Learn). Clevedon: Multilingual Matters. 344 pp.
Publication type
Book – monograph
Publication language
Language as a subject


This book explores children's language and literacy development in home and classroom settings in the U.K., from their first words to the end of their primary schooling, focusing on children's active role in their own development. The original study is situated in the context of current research in the sociocultural tradition informed by Vygotsky's work.