Skip to main content Accessibility help
×
Home
Hostname: page-component-768ffcd9cc-8zwnf Total loading time: 0.359 Render date: 2022-11-30T05:36:55.411Z Has data issue: true Feature Flags: { "shouldUseShareProductTool": true, "shouldUseHypothesis": true, "isUnsiloEnabled": true, "useRatesEcommerce": false, "displayNetworkTab": true, "displayNetworkMapGraph": false, "useSa": true } hasContentIssue true

The Units of Language Acquisition. Ann M. Peters. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1983. Pp. xii + 131.

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  28 November 2008

Patton O. Tabors
Affiliation:
Harvard University

Abstract

Image of the first page of this content. For PDF version, please use the ‘Save PDF’ preceeding this image.'
Type
Book Reviews
Copyright
Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1984

Access options

Get access to the full version of this content by using one of the access options below. (Log in options will check for institutional or personal access. Content may require purchase if you do not have access.)

References

REFERENCES

Bruner, J. Learning how to do things with words. In Bruner, J. & Garton, R. (Eds.), Human growth and development. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1978.Google Scholar
Chomsky, N.Aspects of the theory of syntax. Cambridge, Mass.: M.I.T. Press, 1965.Google Scholar
Cross, T. Mother’s speech and its association with rate of linguistic development in young children. In Waterson, N. & Snow, C. (Eds.), The development of communication. London: Wiley, 1978.Google Scholar
Furrow, D., Nelson, K., & Benedict, H.Mothers’ speech to children and syntactic development: Some simple relationships. Journal of Child Language, 1979, 6, 423–42.CrossRefGoogle ScholarPubMed
Shatz, M. On mechanisms of language acquisition: Can features of the communicative environment account for development? In Wanner, E. & Gleitman, L. (Eds.), Language acquisition: The state of the art. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1982.Google Scholar
Snow, C.Mothers’ speech to children learning language. Child Development, 1972, 43, 549–65.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Snow, C.Literacy and language: Relationships during the preschool years. Harvard Educational Review, 1983, 53, 165–89.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Snow, C. & Ferguson, C. (Eds.). Talking to children. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1977.Google Scholar

Save article to Kindle

To save this article to your Kindle, first ensure coreplatform@cambridge.org is added to your Approved Personal Document E-mail List under your Personal Document Settings on the Manage Your Content and Devices page of your Amazon account. Then enter the ‘name’ part of your Kindle email address below. Find out more about saving to your Kindle.

Note you can select to save to either the @free.kindle.com or @kindle.com variations. ‘@free.kindle.com’ emails are free but can only be saved to your device when it is connected to wi-fi. ‘@kindle.com’ emails can be delivered even when you are not connected to wi-fi, but note that service fees apply.

Find out more about the Kindle Personal Document Service.

The Units of Language Acquisition. Ann M. Peters. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1983. Pp. xii + 131.
Available formats
×

Save article to Dropbox

To save this article to your Dropbox account, please select one or more formats and confirm that you agree to abide by our usage policies. If this is the first time you used this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your Dropbox account. Find out more about saving content to Dropbox.

The Units of Language Acquisition. Ann M. Peters. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1983. Pp. xii + 131.
Available formats
×

Save article to Google Drive

To save this article to your Google Drive account, please select one or more formats and confirm that you agree to abide by our usage policies. If this is the first time you used this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your Google Drive account. Find out more about saving content to Google Drive.

The Units of Language Acquisition. Ann M. Peters. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1983. Pp. xii + 131.
Available formats
×
×

Reply to: Submit a response

Please enter your response.

Your details

Please enter a valid email address.

Conflicting interests

Do you have any conflicting interests? *