ERIC Number: ED191323
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977-Jun
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Child Discourse. Language, Thought, and Culture: Advances in the Study of Cognition.
Ervin-Tripp, Susan, Ed.; Mitchell-Kernan, Claudia, Ed.
The following essays on children's spoken language are included in this volume: "Play with Language and Speech" by Catherin Garvey, "'You Fruithead': A Sociolinguistic Approach to Children's Dispute Settlement" by Donald Brenneis and Laura Lein, "From Verbal Play to Talk Story: The Role of Routines in Speech Events among Hawaiian Children" by Karen Ann Watson-Gegeo and Stephen T. Boggs, "Semantic and Expressive Elaboration in Children's Narratives" by Keith T. Kernan, "Situated Instructions: Language Socialization of School Age Children" by Jenny Cook-Gumperz, "Making It Last: Repetition in Children's Discourse" by Elinor Ochs Keenan, "'Oh Them Sheriff': A Pragmatic Analysis of Children's Responses to Questions" by John Dore, "Wait for Me, Roller Skate!" by Susan Ervin-Tripp,"Pragmatics of Directive Choice among Children," by Claudia Mitchell-Kernan and Keith T. Kernan, "Comprehension and Use of Social Rules in Pronoun Selection by Hungarian Children" by Marida Hollos, and "Acquisition of an Aspect of Communicative Competence: Learning What It Means to Talk Like a Lady" by Carole Edelsky. (JB)
Descriptors: Child Language, Communicative Competence (Languages), Discourse Analysis, Language Acquisition, Pragmatics, Sociolinguistics, Speech Communication, Young Children
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
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