How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.
The Proceedings of the 28th Annual Child Language Research Forum
The contributors to this book explore their findings on language acquisition in a variety of the world's languages, reflecting the diversity of interests in the field and the range of languages being studies. This volume makes an empirical, as well as a theoretical, contribution to linguistic research.