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ERIC Number: EJ836605
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Mar
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 12
ISSN: ISSN-0300-4279
Language and Social Experience in the Early Years: The Presentation of a Way of Life
Button, Stuart W.
Education 3-13, v33 n1 p13-19 Mar 2005
This article is based on the analysis of a fragment of conversation recorded in a year one classroom. It explores the ways in which young children use language to produce a meaningful world and highlights the importance of language in the presentation of social experience. It then draws upon this analysis to discuss how children learn to use language effectively and learn how to mean.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A