Overviews: CDS & Language Acquisition
- Ambridge, B. & E.V.M. Lieven (2011) Child Language Acquisition: Contrasting theoretical approaches. Cambridge: Cambridge UniversityPress.
- Bavin, E., Naigles, L. (Eds.) (2915). The Cambridge Handbook of Child Language. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
- Eisenbeiss, S. (2009). Generative approaches to language learning. Linguistics, 47(2): 273–310.
- Eisenbeiss, S. (2015.) Syntax and language acquisition. In T. Kiss, & A. Alexiadou (Eds.), Syntax – theory and analysis. An international handbook (Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science 42/3) (pp. 1792-1833). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. preprint: https://www.academia.edu/1220666/Syntax_and_Language_Acquisition
- Gallaway, C., & Richards, B. J. (Eds.). (1994). Input and interaction in language Acquisition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
- Pinker, S. (1994). The language instinct. New York: Harper Collins.
- Rowland, C. (2014). Understanding child language acquisition. Oxford: Routledge.
- Kauschke, C. (2012). Kindlicher Spracherwerb im Deutschen: Verläufe, Forschungsmethoden, Erklärungsansätze. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter.
- Ruberg, T., & Rothweiler, M. (2012). Spracherwerb und Sprachförderung in der KiTa. Stuttgart: Kohlhammer Verlag.
- Tracy, R. (2007). Wie Kinder Sprachen lernen. Und wie wir sie dabei unterstützen können. Tübingen: Francke Verlag.
- introductions to language acquisition and CDS
- the motherese hypothesis and studies on the effectiveness of CDS compared to adult-Directed speech (ADS)
- the sound structure of CDS: “Baby Talk” and the phonological, prosodic, or phonetic properties of CDS
- CDS in different cultures
- feedback: correction, recast, reformulations
- the role of caretaker self-repetition and variation (sets) in CDS
- the role of frequency in CDS and formulaic utterances in early child language
- CDS and the acquisition of grammar
- CDS, joint attention, social interaction, and the role of media use
- CDS for bilingual or multilingual children
- methods and tools for research on CDS
- feedback: corrections, recasts, and reformulations
- language and hearing disorders, learning difficulties
- gender differences: mothers vs. fathers, boys vs. girls
- socioeconomic status and parental education
- meal-time conversations
- CDS from other children: peers and siblings
- CDS vocabulary and word learning (including links to lists of “baby words”)
- politeness, discourse, pragmatics, and metalinguistic abilities
- CDS vs. foreigner-talk
- CDS and parental depression
- CDS, nursery rhymes, and signing
- CDS for prelinguistic infants
- children’s imitation of parents and their uptake of CDS
American Journal of Speech Language Pathology; Applied Psycholinguistics; British Journal of Developmental Psychology; Child Development; Cognition; Developmental Psychology; Developmental Science; European Journal of Developmental Psychology; First Language; Infancy; Infant and Child Development; Infant Behavior and Development; Journal of Child Language; Journal of Experimental Child Psychology Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research; Language; Language; Language Acquisition; Lingua; Linguistics; The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America
see in particular:
- the special issue of the journal Linguistics 47(2), 2009, with a special focus on different theories of language learning.
- the special issue of Journal of Child Language, 42(02), 2015, with a special focus on input frequency effects.
The Thirty Million Words Initiative has a page with publications: http://thirtymillionwords.org/publications/