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Learning Through Interaction: The Study of Language Development

By: Gordon Wells

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004688

ISBN: 0521282195

Condition: Very Good


There have been many studies of children learning to talk, but perhaps none as comprehensive - in terms of the number of children involved, the period of continuous observation and the scope of the analysis - as the Bristol Study of Language Development. This is the first full-length volume to be written by members of the research team and it is a fundamental study of language development from infancy to primary school. It synthesises the research to date and discusses some key socio- and psycholinguistic themes with reference to transcribed excerpts from spontaneous conversations recorded by ... View more info