Chapter 13. How Children Learn Language: A Focus on Resilience

  1. Kathleen McCartney and
  2. Deborah Phillips
  1. Susan Goldin-Meadow

Published Online: 11 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757703.ch13

Blackwell Handbook of Early Childhood Development

Blackwell Handbook of Early Childhood Development

How to Cite

Goldin-Meadow, S. (2006) How Children Learn Language: A Focus on Resilience, in Blackwell Handbook of Early Childhood Development (eds K. McCartney and D. Phillips), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470757703.ch13

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405120739

Online ISBN: 9780470757703

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Keywords:

  • resilience;
  • linguistic;
  • syntactic;
  • semantic;
  • complex sentences

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Out of the Mouths of Babes

  • Language-Learning by Hand

  • Language-Learning Around the Globe

  • Does More or Less Input Matter?

  • Is Language Innate?