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ERIC Number: EJ559645
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0305-0009
Caregiver Speech and Childrens' Use of Nouns Versus Verbs: A Comparison of English, Italian, and Mandarin.
Tardif, Twila; Shatz, Marilyn; Naigles, Letitia
Journal of Child Language, v24 n3 p535-65 Oct 1997
Looks at naturalistic samples of adult-to-child speech to determine whether variations in the input are consistent with reported variations in the proportions of nouns and verbs in children's early vocabularies. Naturalistic speech samples from English-, Italian-, and Mandarin-speaking children and their caregivers were examined. (Author/JL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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