The Child's Acquisition of English Articles

Haytham Yousef Obeid

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Abstract

This study is designed to investigative English morphemes and the order of acquisition of these morphemes by children learning English as their first language. In particular, it examines and describes the acquisition of English articles the and a. The data used for analysis are downloaded from CHILDES. It analyzes the speech of Eve, one of the subjects of Brown (1963). The study reveals, among others, that English articles' acquisition is gradual and fluctuates.

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International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Translation

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