ERIC Number: EJ299826
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
On the Study of First Language Acquisition.
Berman, Ruth A.
Language Learning, v33 n5 p221-45 1983
Attempts to characterize the process of first language acquisition by children. Suggests that language learning involves the acquisition of both language knowledge and language behavior, hence of the internalized representations underlying linguistic competence and also the ability to deploy this knowledge in interpreting and speaking the language that is acquired. (SL)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: An Epistemology for the Language Sciences.