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ERIC Number: EJ550666
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0305-0009
Development of Precursors to Speech in Infants Exposed to Two Languages.
Oller, D. Kimbrough; Eiler, Rebecca E.; Coco-Lewis, Alan B.; Urbana, Richard
Journal of Child Language, v24 n2 p407-25 Jun 1997
Examines the possibility that bilingual experience in infancy may affect the unfolding of vocal precursors to speech. The results of this longitudinal study indicate that infants reared in bilingual and monolingual environments manifested similar ages of onset for canonical babbling (production of well-formed syllables), an event fundamentally related to speech development. (39 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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