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International Handbook of Language Acquisition

by Jessica (University of Sussex, UK) Horst

Part of the Routledge International Handbooks Series

International Handbook of Language Acquisition Synopsis

How do children acquire language? How does real life language acquisition differ from results found in controlled environments? And how is modern life challenging established theories? Going far beyond laboratory experiments, the International Handbook of Language Acquisition examines a wide range of topics surrounding language development to shed light on how children acquire language in the real world. The foremost experts in the field cover a variety of issues, from the underlying cognitive processes and role of language input to development of key language dimensions as well as both typical and atypical language development. Horst and Torkildsen balance a theoretical foundation with data acquired from applied settings to offer a truly comprehensive reference book with an international outlook. The International Handbook of Language Acquisition is essential reading for graduate students and researchers in language acquisition across developmental psychology, developmental neuropsychology, linguistics, early childhood education, and communication disorders.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781138087217
Publication date: 13th May 2019
Author: Jessica (University of Sussex, UK) Horst
Publisher: Routledge an imprint of Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 568 pages
Categories: Language acquisition, Speech & language disorders & therapy, Cognition & cognitive psychology,

About Jessica (University of Sussex, UK) Horst

Jessica S. Horst is a Reader in Developmental Psychology at the University of Sussex. Janne von Koss Torkildsen is Professor in speech-language pathology at the University of Oslo.

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