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Grammatical errors in specific language impairment: competence or performance limitations?

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Speech samples from twelve 8- to 12-year-old children with specific language impairment (SLI) were analyzed. The feature deficit hypothesis maintains that SLI children may produce morphological markers (e.g. plural -s) correctly, but they do not appreciate their role in marking grammatical features. Rather, they treat them as meaningless phonological variants. Findings from the present study were incompatible with this hypothesis: (a) production of morphological markesr was not random; errors...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1017/S0142716400006895

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Institution:
MRC Applied Psychology Unit
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Applied Psycholinguistics Journal website
Volume:
15
Issue:
4
Pages:
507-550
Publication date:
1994-10-05
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EISSN:
1469-1817
ISSN:
0142-7164
URN:
uuid:a6685f87-cd84-41a9-b6ff-a6a7299308f4
Local pid:
ora:5082
Language:
English
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