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ERIC Number: EJ582466
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0012-1649
Gesture and Early Bilingual Development.
Nicoladis, Elena; Mayberry, Rachel I.; Genesee, Fred
Developmental Psychology, v35 n2 p514-26 Mar 1999
Investigated relationship between speech and gestural proficiency at six-month intervals from 2 years to 3 years 6 months in five French-English bilingual boys. Found that from 2 years on, many aspects of gesture use were like those of adults. Iconic and beat gesture use showed differential development in French and English related to mean length of utterance. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Mean Length of Utterance