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Journal Title: Journal of Child Language
Volume/Issue:   36/5
Date: 2009
Table of Contents: Usage-based vs. rule-based learning: the acquisition of word order in wh-questions in English and Norwegian
by Marit Westergaard
pp 1023-1051

Maternal mental state talk and infants' early gestural communication
by Virginia Slaughter, Candida C. Peterson, Malinda Carpenter
pp 1053-1074

How to measure development in corpora? An association strength approach
by Sabine E. Stoll, Stefan Th. Gries
pp 1075-1090

Can input explain children's me-for-I errors?
by Minna Kirjavainen, Anna L. Theakston, Elena V. Lieven
pp 1091-1114

Early vocabulary development in Mandarin (Putonghua) and Cantonese
by Twila Tardif, Paul Fletcher, Weilan Liang, Niko Kaciroti
pp 1115-1144

Knowing more than one can say: The early regular plural
by Jennifer A. Zapf, Linda B. Smith
pp 1145-1155

Twelve-month-olds learn novel word–object pairings differing only in stress pattern
by Suzanne Curtin
pp 1157-1165

Emerging temporality: past tense and temporal/aspectual markers in Spanish-speaking children's intra-conversational narratives
by Paola Uccelli
pp 929-966

From sound to syntax: phonological constraints on children's lexical categorization of new words
by Stanka A. Fitneva, Morten H Christiansen, Padraic Monaghan
pp 967-997

Grammaticality judgments in autism: Deviance or delay
by Inge-Marie Eigsti, Loisa Bennetto
pp 999-1021

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Phonology
Sociolinguistics
Syntax
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin
English
Norwegian Bokmål
Spanish
 
LL Issue: 20.4465