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Title: Textual Co-constructions with young children
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Author: Frédéric Torterat
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Institution: Université de Nice
Linguistic Field: Language Acquisition
Abstract: This paper presents a pedagogical methodology, with young children, which facilitates acquisition of both Discourse Structuring and Text Organization. In this article, we explain principles of this approach through several corpora, showing how Sentence Constructions contribute to Text Structuring, and even anticipate it.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: In Progress
Publication Info: Discours review, Dec 2010

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