A review of the book "How Babies Talk: The Magic and Mystery of Language in the First Three Years of Life" by Roberta Michnick Golinkoff.
# 130937 | 1,250 words | 1 source | MLA | 2006 |
Published on Dec 01, 2006 in Education (Early Childhood) , Literature (General) , Language (General) , Child, Youth Issues (General)
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The writer of this article maintains that the book, "How Babies Talk: The Magic and Mystery of Language in the First Three Years of Life", tries to be too much to too many people. The writer discusses that although it might have been a good book if one task had been attended to, the unfortunate fact of the matter is that it tries to inform both scholars and new parents. For that reason, the explanations that accompany some of the "experiments" are sometimes sloppy and imprecise.
From the Paper:"This book is geared toward parents with infants who are interested in tracking how their children learn language. A portion of this book is devoted to "experiments" that they can do with their children. These experiments impart valuable research information to parents and also allow them to familiarize themselves with the language development process and to assist their children in different ways to enhance language skills. The language of this book is accessible and pleasant. Humor also appears to be ..."
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