Action Meets Word: How Children Learn Verbs by Kathy Hirsh-Pasek

By Kathy Hirsh-Pasek

Phrases are the development blocks of language. An figuring out of the way phrases are discovered is hence critical to any idea of language acquisition. even though there was a surge in our knowing of kid's vocabulary progress, theories of be aware studying concentration totally on item nouns. notice studying theories needs to clarify not just the educational of item nouns, but in addition the training of alternative, significant sessions of phrases - verbs and adjectives. Verbs shape the hub of the sentence simply because they confirm the sentence's argument constitution. Researchers through the global realize how our knowing of language acquisition may be at top partial if we can't understand how verbs are realized. This quantity enters the really uncharted waters of early verb studying, targeting the common, conceptual foundations for verb studying, and the way those foundations intersect with the burgeoning language approach.

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