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ERIC Number: EJ527785
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0097-8507
Early Syntactic Acquisition in German: Evidence for the Modal Hypothesis.
Ingram, David; Thompson, William
Language, v72 n1 p97-120 Mar 1996
Presents the Lexical/Semantic Hypothesis, which proposes that early learning is more lexically oriented, and that early word combinations can be explained by more semantically oriented accounts than the Full Competence Hypothesis. The article also replaces the Grammatical Infinitive Hypothesis with the Modal Hypothesis. (32 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Canada; Germany