Description - Child Language by Jean Stilwell Peccei
Child Language: * provides a comprehensive overview of language acquisition in children * introduces students to key theories and concerns such as innateness, the role of input and the relation of language to other cognitive functions * teaches students the skills needed to analyze children's language * includes sections on the bilingual child and atypical language development * provides classic readings by key names in the field, such as Brian MacWhinney, Richard Cromer, Jean Aitchison, and Eve Clark. The accompanying website to this book can be found at http://www.routledge.com/textbooks/0415281032
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Author Biography - Jean Stilwell Peccei
Jean Stilwell Peccei is a Visiting Lecturer in the English Language & Linguistics programme at Roehampton University. She is the author of Child Language 2nd Edition (Routledge Language Workbooks series, 1999) and Pragmatics (Routledge Language Workbooks series, 1999) and co-author of Language, Society and Power 2nd Edition (Routledge 2004).