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ERIC Number: EJ581895
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0305-0009
Longer-Term Effects of Corrective Input: An Experimental Approach.
Saxon, Matthew; Kulcsar, Bela; Marshall, Greer; Rupra, Mandeep
Journal of Child Language, v25 n3 p701-21 Oct 1998
Compared the effects of negative evidence versus positive input on the acquisition of irregular past-tense verb forms. Young children from two London nursery schools participated in a within-subjects design over five weeks. Results indicated that improvements in the grammaticality of child speech were considerably greater in cases where negative evidence had been provided. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)