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The acquisition of language

by Helen Smith Cairns

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Published by Pro-Ed in Austin, Tex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language acquisition.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-186) and index.

    StatementHelen Smith Cairns.
    SeriesPRO-ED studies in communicative disorders
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP118 .C34 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 197 p. :
    Number of Pages197
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL785180M
    ISBN 100890796726
    LC Control Number95017365
    OCLC/WorldCa32429033

    He has published nearly academic papers and book chapters on various aspects of second language acquisition and language teaching methodology, and he has written over 20 books on mot He is now Professor of Psycholinguistics at the School of English, University of Nottingham, UK/5. The article reviews the book "How Languages Are Learned," 3rd edition, by Patsy M. Lightbown and Nina Spada. Book reviews. Mellow, Dean; ZhaoHong Han // Language Teaching Research;Sep, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p Diane Larsen-Freeman Techniques and principles in language .

    The behaviourist B. F. Skinner then proposed this theory as an explanation for language acquisition in humans. In Verbal Behaviour (), he stated: "The basic processes and relations which give verbal behaviour its special characteristics are now fairly well understood. Much of the experimental work responsible for this advance has. Acquisition and Development. Author: Matthew Saxton; Publisher: SAGE ISBN: Category: Psychology Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» This is the best book on the market for taking students from ‘how children acquire their first language’ to the point where they can engage with key debates and current research in the field of child language.

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