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    English phonology: acquisition and disorder

    Zhu, Hua and Dodd, B. and Holm, A. and Crosbie, S. and Broomfield, J. (2006) English phonology: acquisition and disorder. In: Zhu, Hua and Dodd, B. (eds.) Phonological Development and Disorders in Children: A Multilingual Perspective. Bristol, UK: Multilingual Matters, pp. 25-55. ISBN 9781853598890.

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    Book synopsis: This book critically examines the effects of language specificity on phonological acquisition and disorder through a collection of empirical studies of children learning typologically very different languages. The studies address many theoretical, clinical and methodological issues, such as: What role do developmental universals and the ambient language play in language acquisition? How should one account for the similarities and differences in the phonological development between normally and atypically developing children, between monolingual and bilingual children, and between bilingual children sharing one language? What implications do these similarities and differences have for clinical assessment and diagnosis? The book provides much-needed baseline information for clinical assessment and diagnosis.


    Item Type: Book Section
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Creative Arts, Culture and Communication
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 09 Jun 2016 16:02
    Last Modified: 09 Aug 2023 12:38


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