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Vocabulary Size in the First Language

  1. Beverly A. Goldfield

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal1269

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

How to Cite

Goldfield, B. A. 2012. Vocabulary Size in the First Language. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

Abstract

As adults, we understand and use many words in our daily interactions with people, texts, and tasks.

Keywords:

  • adolescent development;
  • first language acquisition;
  • child language;
  • vocabulary