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How children learn to learn language

Lorraine McCune

How children learn to learn language

dynamic systems in development and action

by Lorraine McCune

  • 325 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language acquisition

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementLorraine McCune.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP118 .M3144 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17890436M
    ISBN 100195177878
    ISBN 109780195177879
    LC Control Number2007013254


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