Advisor

Mary Gordon

Date of Award

1980

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science (M.S.) in Speech: Emphasis in Speech Pathology/Audiology

Department

Speech Communication

Physical Description

1 online resource (67 p.)

Subjects

Children -- Language, English language -- Adjective

DOI

10.15760/etd.2960

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to determine the significance of chronological age on the comprehension of spatial adjectives in children. Specifically, the investigation set out to determine the age levels at which children comprehend the polar forms of various spatial adjectives and to determine the difference in age levels of comprehension of unmarked versus marked adjective forms. Seventy children between the ages of two years, +/-2 months and eight years, + 2 months, selected on the basis of chronological age, normal receptive vocabulary recognition and normal hearing, participated as subjects.

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Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/17610

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