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Phonological Acquisition

  1. Niclas Abrahamsson

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0907

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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Abrahamsson, N. 2012. Phonological Acquisition. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


Within only a few years, children master the grammatical and phonological elements, rules and structures of their first language (L1).


  • first language acquisition;
  • phonetics;
  • phonology;
  • second language acquisition;
  • multilingualism;
  • pronunciation