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ERIC Number: EJ631047
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0305-0009
The Role of Performance Limitations in the Acquisition of Verb-Argument Structure: An Alternative Account.
Theakston, Anna L.; Lieven, Elena V. M.; Pine, Julian M.; Rowland, Caroline F.
Journal of Child Language, v28 n1 p127-52 Feb 2001
Investigates the role of performance limitations in children's early acquisition of verb-argument structure. Tested Valian's (1991) claims that intransitive frames are easier for children to produce early in development than transitive frames, because they do not require a direct object argument. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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