Volume 12, Issue 2
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The case study reported here grew out of a study of the development of comparisons and contrasts in young children’s language (Phillips, 1988). The data source was Halliday (1984). The expansion of one child’s lexicon in one domain of special interest to him was charted from 1; 6 to 2; 6 with the aim of revealing the role played by comparing-and-contrasting as an organizing principle. The case study served to throw light on language-cognition debate.


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