TITLE

THE FUNCTIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF LANGUAGE IN A CHILD OF TWO-AND-A-HALF YEARS

AUTHOR(S)
Schmidt, Richard W.
PUB. DATE
July 1974
SOURCE
Language & Speech;Jul-Sep74, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p358
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses an application of Halliday's functional mode of child language development to the speech of a 30-month-old child. Extension of the principle of functional analysis; Investigation of language control; Finding that the child has an extremely rich repertoire of verbal techniques for control; Fit between functional and structural options.
ACCESSION #
14107045

 

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