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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
Readable and precise 4 May 2004
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Clark is one of those few scholars who can present a complicated topic in a very accessible way. She touches on the most important and interesting areas of child language acquisition, citing others' studies as well as her own research. You don't need any previous knowledge of this field to enjoy this book. I highly recommend it!
6 of 9 people found the following review helpful
Heavy on data, not so much on readability 25 July 2003
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Format: Paperback
Although it was refreshing to read an account of language acquisition from the point of the view of Pragmatics, I felt the text was very dense and not organized well within the chapters. Dr. Clark includes information about many relevant experiments, but at times it was hard to distinguish her own interpretations from paraphrased citations. The chart dealing with phonetics also had quite a few errors.
I hope the second edition turns out to be better than this one!
Do Not Buy the Kindle Edition 11 Feb 2014
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The Kindle version of this book uses "locations" rather than page numbers, so it is not conducive to using it in a course or citing it in papers.
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Not a goog purchase 11 Nov 2013
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item was delivered on time and conditions were great. However, having already a lot of experience and knowledge with first language acquisition subject, this book did not help me developing my skills.
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