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By Dominique Bassano, Maya Hickmann

Grammaticalization and lexicalization are on the middle of first language acquisition. realizing how those strategies start and evolve is an important problem for present theories and has implications for purposes in instructing or medical contexts. This quantity examines the relative weight of cognitive and linguistic determinants of acquisition with specific realization to 2 questions. the 1st one matters the origins of grammar and the methods underlying its improvement. Is grammatical wisdom innate or built by way of the kid? Is it modular or does it have interaction with different capacities? How do we account for continuity and discontinuity in improvement? what's the function of enter? moment, huge edition is saw in lexical and grammatical improvement throughout baby languages. Is the method of acquisition related in all kids or do language-specific components effect its rhythm and path? Do typological components be sure children’s reliance on lexical or grammatical technique of expression in a few domain names? initially released in Language, interplay and Acquisition - Langage, interplay et Acquisition 2:1 (2011).

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