Language development in the school years
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Language development in the school years

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Published by Croom Helm in London .
Written in English


  • Children -- Language.,
  • Language acquisition.,
  • Grammar, Comparative and general -- Syntax.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementedited byKevin Durkin.
ContributionsDurkin, Kevin, 1950-
LC ClassificationsLB1139.L3
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22432457M
ISBN 100914797271

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