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ERIC Number: EJ550665
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0305-0009
Representational Change in Young Children's Understanding of Familiar Verb Meaning.
Forbes, James N.; Poulin-Dubois, Diane
Journal of Child Language, v24 n2 p389-406 Jun 1997
Examined children's generalization of familiar verbs to novel events. Findings reveal children aged 1;8 with the largest expressive vocabulary generalized the same verbs to actions with different agents, but not to actions different in outcome or manner of action and children aged 2;2 extended familiar action verbs to other actions different in agent or manner, regardless of their expressive vocabulary repertoire. (34 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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