Author:Elizabeth Bates, Inge Bretherton and Lynn Snyder in Collaboration with Marjorie Beeghly, Cecilia Shore, Sandra McNew, Vicki Carlson, Carol Williamson, Andrew Garrison, Barbara O'Connell

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From First Words to Grammar: Individual Differences and Dissociable Mechanisms

By: Elizabeth Bates, Inge Bretherton and Lynn Snyder in Collaboration with Marjorie Beeghly, Cecilia Shore, Sandra McNew, Vicki Carlson, Carol Williamson, Andrew Garrison, Barbara O'Connell

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003557

ISBN: 0521341426

Condition: As New


This book is the first comprehensive study of the passage from first words to grammar in a sample of children large enough to permit systematic analysis of individual differences in style and rate of development. The authors provide a large body of information about first words and early grammatical development in qualitative and quantitative patterns that are useful not only for researchers in the field, but for speech/language pathologists and early childhood educators interested in the assessment of early language. The results support a unified functionalist approach to language development... View more info