The Early Development of Language

  • John Antony Michael Martin
Part of the Disorders of Human Communication book series (DISORDERS, volume 4)


The stage has been reached when spoken language can be considered and its early stages traced to the level of simple sentence formation. Taken at face value, this should not present too complex or lengthy a task, that is, until one begins to question what is meant by “language”.


Language Development Single Word Syntactic Structure Language Acquisition Verbal Expression 
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© Springer-Verlag/Wien 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • John Antony Michael Martin
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  1. 1.Department of Phonetics and LinguisticsUniversity CollegeLondonGreat Britain

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