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    Phonological acquisition of Putonghua-speaking children

    Wei, Li and Zhu, Hua and Dodd, B. (2000) Phonological acquisition of Putonghua-speaking children. Acta Psychologica Sinica 32 (2), pp. 170-176. ISSN 0439-755X.

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    Based on the spontaneous speech dare of 129 Putonghua-speaking children aged 1;6-4;6, the present study had identified the phonological repertoires and typical phonological processes of Putonghua-speaking children of various age groups. The research findings can be applied to larger-scale standardized phonological tests on Putonghua-speaking children. The norms developed in this study can be used for early diagnosis of phonologically-impaired children. By comparing with research findings of other languages such as English and Cantonese, the present study provides further insights into the role of both universal tendencies and the ambient language in phonological acquisition.


    Item Type: Article
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Creative Arts, Culture and Communication
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 14 Jun 2016 13:31
    Last Modified: 09 Aug 2023 12:38


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