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ERIC Number: EJ405432
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Early Lexical Acquisition: Rate, Content, and the Vocabulary Spurt.
Goldfield, Beverly A.; Reznick, J. Steven
Journal of Child Language, v17 n1 p171-83 Feb 1990
The transition from slow to rapid word-learning was examined in a longitudinal study of 18 children. Results revealed that most children evidenced a prolonged period during which rate of acquisition increased, with most of the acquired words being nouns, while those who demonstrated gradual word-learning acquired a balance of nouns and other word classes. (31 references) (Author/CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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