The Crosslinguistic Study of Language Acquisition: Volume 3

The Crosslinguistic Study of Language Acquisition: Volume 3

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Extending the tradition of this series, which has become a standard reference work in language acquisition, this volume contains chapters on seven more languages, including a section on ergative languages. Languages in this volume include: * Georgian * Greenlandic * K'iche Mayan *Warlpiri * Mandarin * Scandinavian * Sesotho
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Product details

  • Paperback | 668 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 34.04mm | 1,238g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138989002
  • 9781138989009

Table of contents

Contents: D.I. Slobin, Introduction. Part I:Ergative Languages. R.D. Van Valin, Jr., An Overview of Ergative Phenomena and Their Implications for Language Acquisition. N. Imedadze, K. Tuite, The Acquisition of Georgian. M. Fortescue, L.L. Olsen, The Acquisition of West Greenlandic. C. Pye, The Acquisition of K'iche Maya. E.L. Bavin, The Acquisition of Warlpiri. Part II:Non-Ergative Languages. M.S. Erbaugh, The Acquisition of Mandarin. K. Plunkett, S. Stromqvist, The Acquisition of Scandinavian Languages. K. Demuth, The Acquisition of Sesotho.
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