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Title Flexibility in early verb use : evidence from a multiple-N diary study / Letitia R. Naigles, Erika Hoff, and Donna Vear ; with commentary by Michael Tomasello ... [and others].

Publication Info. Boston, Mass. : Wiley-Blackwell, [2009]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rockford University Stacks - RKC-ILDS  LB1103 .S6 no. 293    AVAILABLE
Description viii, 143 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, 0037-976X ; serial no. 293, vol. 74, no. 2, 2009
Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development ; v. 74, no. 2.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction -- Presenting the diary method -- A general description of early verb growth and use -- Pragmatic and semantic flexibility in early verb use -- Productivity and grammatical flexibility in early verb use -- Differences in early verb growth and use as a function of developmental period, child, and verb -- General discussion -- Commentary: Flexibility in the semantics and syntax of children's early verb use / Michael Tomasello and Silke Brandt -- Learning from infants' first verbs / Sandra R. Waxman -- Early verb learners: creative or not? / Jane B. Childers.
Subject Language acquisition.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Verb.
Child development.
Cognitive grammar.
Added Author Naigles, Letitia R.
Hoff, Erika, 1951-
Vear, Donna.
Tomasello, Michael.

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