Australian English speech acquisition

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This chapter provides an extensive overview of Australian English. It describes the history of the dialect, the components of the dialect, and a comparison with British and American English. The chapter then provides a thorough and systematic review of literature regarding the acquisition of speech by Australian children, as well as assessments and intervention approaches for working with Australian children.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe International guide to speech acquisition
EditorsSharynne McLeod
Place of PublicationClifton Park, NY, USA
PublisherThomson Delmar Learning
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)9781418053604
Publication statusPublished - 2007


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