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Query Details

Query Subject:   English 'r' Acquisition Errors
Author:   Eleanor Anderson
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Phonetics
Language Acquisition

Query:   I am looking for information on acquisition of post-vocalic and syllabic r
(primarily by American English speaking children). Most of the sources
I've found describe acquisition in binary terms--at any given point either
the child has acquired the phoneme or s/he has not. What are really relevant
for me though, are the mistakes children make on their way to full mastery.
Does anyone know where I might look for qualitative descriptions of common
errors in r production?


Eleanor Anderson
LL Issue: 17.558
Date posted: 20-Feb-2006


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