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Books: General Ling/Lang Acquisition: Costa, Castro, Lobo, Pratas (Eds)

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        1.     Chris Humphrey , Language Acquisition and Development: Costa, Castro, Lobo, Pratas (Eds)

Message 1: Language Acquisition and Development: Costa, Castro, Lobo, Pratas (Eds)
Date: 12-Nov-2010
From: Chris Humphrey <>
Subject: Language Acquisition and Development: Costa, Castro, Lobo, Pratas (Eds)
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Title: Language Acquisition and Development Subtitle: Proceedings of GALA 2009 Published: 2010 Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Editor: João Costa Editor: Ana Castro Editor: Maria Lobo Editor: Fernanda Pratas Hardback: ISBN: 9781443823944 Pages: 540 Price: U.S. $ 82.99

The present volume contains 43 papers presented at the 2009 issue of theconference GALA -- Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition, held inLisbon. The volume contains a very wide and rich range of topics,reflecting the immense quality of the event: the acquisition of languagesfrom different families is studied; comparisons between acquisition of L1,L2 and atypical language development are made; all areas of languagedevelopment are explored (phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics,lexicon, pragmatics and interactions between components).

The proceedings of GALA are an unavoidable reference for those interestedin Language Acquisition, Language Development and Child Language.

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics                             Language Acquisition
Written In: English (eng )

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