Acquisition of Phonology, L1
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This chapter is concerned with acquisition of phonology, in particular, speech production, among young children. It aims to review the patterns and extralinguistic factors in phonological development among Mandarin- and Cantonese-speaking children in monolingual or bilingual contexts. It also …

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Hua ZHU, “Acquisition of Phonology, L1”, in: Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, General Editor Rint Sybesma. Consulted online on 25 April 2017 <>
First published online: 2015

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