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LINGUIST List 24.306

Thu Jan 17 2013

Qs: Resources on Child Language Acquisition

Editor for this issue: Brent Miller <brentlinguistlist.org>

Date: 17-Jan-2013
From: Magdalena Hahn <magdalena_hahngmx.at>
Subject: Resources on Child Language Acquisition
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Hi!

I am studying English and have been wondering for a long time why children (toddlers) refer to themselves in 3rd person (mostly by their name). I have found many theories, but no scientific evidence, papers yet. It would be very helpful to receive some useful links or information concerning procedure, age, problems, etc. of acquiring the ''correct'' personal pronoun use in young children.

Thanks for your help!

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition

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