Interrogation: A Model and Some Implications Language is acquired as a result of communication interactions between a child and the language users around him. Proper inquiry into the nature of this process will eventually require extensive study of language acquisition in natural settings. A descriptive model is proposed for the study of these interactions, based upon ... Forum
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Interrogation: A Model and Some Implications
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, February 1972, Vol. 37, 33-46. doi:10.1044/jshd.3701.33
 
Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, February 1972, Vol. 37, 33-46. doi:10.1044/jshd.3701.33

Language is acquired as a result of communication interactions between a child and the language users around him. Proper inquiry into the nature of this process will eventually require extensive study of language acquisition in natural settings. A descriptive model is proposed for the study of these interactions, based upon a means to record and analyze the adult demands placed upon a child. It is hypothesized that these adult demands are correlated with a child’s language response capability and constitute a useful index of the child’s language environment. This avenue for the study of children’s language, either normal or deviant, apears to offer some potential advantages.

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