LINGUIST List 5.511

Tue 03 May 1994

All: Books Available for Discussion: Child Lang Acquisition

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CHILD LANG ACQUISITION
Language Acquisition: Core Readings
 edited by Paul Bloom
 A Bradford Book
 The MIT Press
 $22.50 paper, $45.00 cloth
 to order, call 800.356.0343 or 617.625.8569
 LANGUAGE ACQUISITION offers work by prominent researchers in
the fields of language onset, development, word learning, syntax and
semantics, morphology, acquisition in special circumstances, and
alternative perspectives. Each section serves as an introduction to a
specific area and provides sufficient background for further reading.
AVAILABLE FOR DISCUSSION.
The Development of Speech Perception: The Transition from
Speech Sounds to Spoken Words
 edited by Judith C. Goodman and Howard C. Nusbaum
 A Bradford Book
 The MIT Press
 $42.50 Cloth
 to order, call 800.356.0343 or 617.625.8569
 This collection of current research in the development of speech
perception and perceptual learning documents the changes that take place
both in early childhood and throughout life and speculates about the
mechanisms responsible for those changes. The findings reported from
this field address the role of growing linguistic knowledge and
experience and demonstrate that speech perception develops in a
bidirectional interplay with several levels of linguistic structure and
cognitive process. AVAILABLE FOR DISCUSSION
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