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Sentence production relies on the activation of semantic information (e.g., noun animacy) and syntactic frames that specify an order for grammatical functions (e.g., subject before object). However, it is unclear whether these semantic and syntactic processes interact and if this might change over development. We thus examined the extent to which a...
Our project addresses the following questions: When in language development is this type of experience important? Do children show experience-based learning through experience of particular words (linguistic contexts) or experiences of particular conversations or tasks (non-linguistic contexts)? Do children generalise what they learn from one context to another? Do children learn through hearing different structures just as much as they learn through saying them?