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Title: Research Methods in Child Language
Subtitle: A Practical Guide
Edited By: Erika Hoff
URL: GMLZ - Guides to Research Methods in Language and Linguistics

The underlying knowledge and mechanisms that enable language acquisition are
hidden inside the mind of the child, and researchers depend on an array of tools
to better understand children’s language skills and knowledge at different levels
of development. “Research Methods in Child Language: A Practical Guide”
presents the diverse methods researchers utilize to study child language,
providing clear explanations of the procedures used and the information that
these methods yield. Presenting new research methods and expanding on more
traditional methods, this is an essential tool for all in the field of child language.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science
Language Acquisition
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781444331240
Pages: 384
Prices: U.S. $ 99.95

Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781444331257
Pages: 384
Prices: U.S. $ 49.95