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Query:   Summary-AAE & lg acquisition
Author:  CRafal CRafal
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Applied Linguistics
Language Acquisition

Summary:   HELLO TO ALL,

A FEW WEEKS AGO I POSTED AN INQUIRY TO THE FOLLOWING EFFECT: COULD
READERS RECOMMEND RESEARCH ON LANGUAGE ACQUISITION BY CHILDREN WHO ARE
COMING UP WITH AFRICAN AMERRICAN ENGLISH AS THEIR FIRST LANGUAGE. FROM
THE CONTEXT OF WRITING A LICENSURE TEST FOR BEGINNING TEACHERS, I WAS
ASKING MORE SPECIFICALLY WHETHER AN ITEM SHOWING A CHILD WHO USED TO
SAY

LL Issue: 9.1539
Date Posted: 03-Nov-1998
Original Query: Read original query