ERIC Number: EJ377674
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Some Myths You May Have Heard about First Language Acquisition.
Gathercole, Virginia C.
TESOL Quarterly, v22 n3 p407-35 Sep 1988
Reviews research and empirical evidence to refute three first language acquisition myths: (1) comprehension precedes production; (2) children acquire language in a systematic, rule-governed way; and (3) the impetus behind first language acquisition is communicative need. (Author/CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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