ERIC Number: EJ199670
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1977-Dec
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Empirical Investigations of Indirectly Conveyed Meaning: Assertion versus Presupposition in First and Second Language Acquisition.
Carrell, Patricia L.
Language Learning, v27 n2 p353-69 Dec 1977
The theoretical linguistic distinction between assertion and presupposition was empirically tested with two groups of subjects, young children acquiring English as their first language and adults acquiring English as a second language. (Author)
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