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ERIC Number: EJ206529
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Jun
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What Does the Child Mean? A Critique of the 'Functional' Approach to Language Acquisition.
Francis, Hazel
Journal of Child Language, v6 n2 p201-10 Jun 1979
The attribution of function of various kinds to elements of child speech is discussed, and the question of the validity of the interpretations on which such attribution rests is explored with reference to Halliday's work on the development of meaning. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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