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The Child’s Path to Spoken Language

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$50.00 • £40.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780674116399

Publication Date: 09/24/1995

Short

536 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

55 line illustrations, 2 halftones, 1 table

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Progressing gradually from babbling to meaningful sentences is something most babies do naturally. But why do they? John L. Locke’s answer constitutes a fascinating journey along the path of language development, a tour that takes in all the stops—neurological and perceptual, social and linguistic—that mark the way to intelligible speech. A major synthesis of the latest research on early language acquisition, this volume revises the way we understand ourselves and our approach to speech.

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