ERIC Number: ED206200
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Jun-16
Reference Count: N/A
Studies in Child Language and Multilingualism. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Volume 345.
Teller, Virginia, Ed.; White, Sheila J., Ed.
This compilation contains the following research reports on child language: (1) "Nouns: Love 'Em or Leave 'Em" by Dianne Horgan; (2) "Logic in Early Child Language" by Roy D. Pea; and (3) "Theories of the Child's Acquisition of Syntax: A Look at Rare Events and at Necessary, Catalytic, and Irrelevant Components of Mother-Child Conversation" by Keith E. Nelson. The following papers on multilingualism are also included: (1) "Language-Learning Approach Styles of Adult Multilinguals and Successful Language Learners" by Ruth Marion Graeme Ramsay; (2) "Linguistic Flexibility in Urban Zambian Schoolchildren" by Robert Serpell; (3) "Indian Bilingualism: Some Educational and Linguistic Implications" by Franklin C. Southworth; (4) "An Outline of Picuris Syntax" by Amy Zaharlick; and (5)"The Future of Braille" by Leslie L. Clark. (JB)
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Adults, American Indian Languages, Bilingualism, Braille, Child Language, Children, Code Switching (Language), Cognitive Style, Descriptive Linguistics, Language Acquisition, Language Research, Logic, Nouns, Psycholinguistics, Second Language Learning, Syntax
New York Academy of Sciences, 2 East 63 Street, New York, NY 10021 ($28.00 cloth; also available in paperback).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York Academy of Sciences, NY.
Identifiers: India; Picuris; Zambians
Note: Papers presented at meetings of the Linguistics Section of the New York Academy of Sciences (December 1976-May 1979).