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ERIC Number: EJ327129
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1985
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Pragmatics of Sibling Speech to One Year Olds.
Tomasello, Michael; Mannle, Sara
Child Development, v56 n4 p911-17 Aug 1985
Preschoolers did use certain aspects of the "child-directed speech" register: they addressed their infant siblings with a high pitch, with relatively short utterances, and with many directives and self-repetitions. However, linguistic interactions of preschool-age siblings and infants were different from those of mothers and infants in several important ways. (RH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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