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ERIC Number: EJ1113659
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Sep
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0021-8855
Emergent Verbal Behavior in Preschool Children Learning a Second Language
May, Richard J.; Downs, Rachel; Marchant, Amanda; Dymond, Simon
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, v49 n3 p711-716 Sep 2016
We evaluated the emergence of untaught second-language skills following directly taught listener and intraverbal responses. Three preschool children were taught first-language (English) listener responses (e.g., "Point to the horse") and second-language (Welsh) intraverbal responses (e.g., "What is horse in Welsh?" [ceffyl]). After intervention, increases in untaught second-language tacts (e.g., "What is this in Welsh?" [ceffyl]) and listener responses (e.g., "Point to the ceffyl") were observed for all 3 participants.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Preschool Education
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Language: English
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