ERIC Number: EJ462206
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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Children's Use of Discourse Markers in Disputes: Form-Function Relations and Discourse in Child Language.
Sprott, Richard A.
Discourse Processes, v15 n4 p423-39 Oct-Dec 1992
Analyzes children's verbal disputes for the development of discourse markers "because,""so,""and,""but," and "well." Shows that the markers were primarily used to mark the exchange structure of discourse when they were first used by children two years seven months to three years six months and that the first markers to do so were "but" and "because." (HB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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