Children"s awareness of linguistic ambiguity.
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Children"s awareness of linguistic ambiguity.

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Published .
Written in English

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Pagination84 leaves
Number of Pages84
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  Language play is a normal and frequent part of adult and child behav iour. This paper characterizes the phenomenon of language play in adults, examines the ways in which children make use of it, suggests developmental stages, and discusses its relation to linguistic and meta linguistic by: into the problem of defining ambiguity and the second the problem of testing for it. To eschew misunderstanding about the nature of tests and definitions in the context of linguistic theory, let me preface my essay with a sketch of the kind of linguistic theory I am presupposing. The purpose of this. European Scientific Journal July edition Vol Perception of Linguistic Ambiguity Dr. Mohammad Awwad Assistant Professor Lebanon A qualitative-quantitative study was conducted on students preparing for their Master's degree in English, linguistic and literary branch, at the Lebanese University, the deanship, to investigate the participants' perception of ambiguity in : Mohammad Awwad. Another source of ambiguity in English comes not from the syntactic possibilities for combining words, but from the words themselves. If a word has more than one distinct meaning, then using that word in a sentence can lead to lexical ambiguity. In this sentence: Heike recognized it by its unusual bark.

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