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The role of language production mechanisms in children’s sentence repetition: evidence from an inflectionally rich language

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We examine the role of language production mechanisms in sentence repetition, a task widely used as a diagnostic tool in developmental disorders. We investigate sentence repetition in five-to-eight-year-old native speakers of Kannada, an inflectionally rich language of India. The inflectional characteristics of the language make it an ideal testing ground for exploring the engagement of grammatical and phonological encoding processes. We presented active, passive, and embedded sentences, and ...

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10.1017/S0142716417000200

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University of Oxford
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Brasenose College
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Newton International Fellowship
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Nag, S
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Cambridge University Press
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Applied Psycholinguistics More from this journal
Volume:
39
Issue:
2
Pages:
303-325
Publication date:
2017-07-17
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2017-05-15
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1469-1817
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0142-7164
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2017-05-21

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