LINGUIST List 14.2942

Wed Oct 29 2003

Books: Language Acquisition: Gillen

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  1. kkaneta, The Language of Children: Gillen

Message 1: The Language of Children: Gillen

Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2003 13:43:40 +0000
From: kkaneta <>
Subject: The Language of Children: Gillen

Title: The Language of Children
Series Title: Intertext
Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)		 
Author: Julia Gillen, Manchester Metropolitan University 

Hardback: ISBN: 0415286204, Pages: 112, Price: $55.00
Paperback: ISBN: 0415286212, Pages: 112, Price: $15.95

The Language of Children:
*introduces the key theories of language acquisition and provides a
 historical overview of the subject
*looks at all the ways children learn to communicate, from writing and
 talking to playing and using computers
*includes a wide variety of real texts and data, from children's
 hand-written stories to emails and records of babies' first words
*explores the language of children from a range of backgrounds and
 abilities, including deaf and bilingual children
*is user-friendly and accessible, and provides a full glossary

Lingfield(s): Language Acquisition

Written In: English (Language Code: ENG)

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