ERIC Number: EJ938016
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
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Clarifying the Phonological Processing Account of Nonword Repetition
Bowey, Judith A.
Applied Psycholinguistics, v27 n4 p548-552 2006
Individual differences in nonword repetition (NWR) show a particularly strong association with vocabulary acquisition for both first- (L1) and second-language (L2) learners, and they serve as a behavioral marker for specific language impairment (SLI) in children (Gathercole, 2006). However, this association is susceptible to alternative explanations.
Descriptors: Repetition, Language Impairments, Vocabulary Development, Phonology, Language Processing, Individual Differences, Native Language, Language Acquisition, Second Language Learning, Children
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