The acquisition of intensifiers : emphatic reflexives in English and German child language /

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Author / Creator:Gülzow, Insa, 1967-
Imprint:Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, 2006.
Description:1 online resource (xi, 279 pages) : illustrations
Language:English
Series:Studies on language acquisition, 1861-4248 ; 22
Studies on language acquisition ; 22.
Subject:German language -- Reflexives.
English language -- Reflexives.
German language -- Acquisition.
English language -- Acquisition.
German language -- Grammar, Comparative -- English.
English language -- Grammar, Comparative -- German.
FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY -- German.
English language -- Acquisition.
English language -- Grammar, Comparative -- German.
English language -- Reflexives.
German language -- Acquisition.
German language -- Grammar, Comparative -- English.
Tweedetaalverwerving.
Kindertaal.
Engels.
Duits.
Grammatica.
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Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11159169
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ISBN:3110185911
9783110185911
3110197650
9783110197655
Digital file characteristics:data file
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-274) and index.
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Summary:How do young children negotiate and comment on their participation in a given event? The study presented gives an insight into German and English children's use of intensifiers and related expressions at early stages of language development. The longitudinal production data of six German-speaking and six English-speaking children is examined with regard to when and in which contexts the intensifiers German selbst/selber and English x-self (myself, yourself, himself, etc.) appear. It is demonstrated that by integrating intensifiers into their utterances, children develop an important linguistic.
Other form:Print version: Gülzow, Insa, 1967- Acquisition of intensifiers. Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, 2006