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ERIC Number: EJ405427
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Maternal Speech and the Child's Development of Syntax: A Further Look.
Hoff-Ginsberg, Erika
Journal of Child Language, v17 n1 p85-99 Feb 1990
Compared four categories of maternal utterances to predict children's rates of syntax development to a category of maternal utterances that was unrelated to syntax development. Results suggested that maternal speech supports the child's development of syntax by engaging the child in linguistic interaction and by providing illustrations of the structures the child acquires. (26 references) (Author/CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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