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Monolingual and bilingual children's resolution of referential conflicts: Effects of bilingualism and relative language proficiency.
Monolingual children follow pointing over labeling when these are in conflict in object selection tasks. Specifically, when a speaker labels one object, but points at another object, monolinguals select the object pointed ...
The pragmatics of word learning
(John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2014)
Children use and integrate a variety of information when learning novel words. Most strikingly, children are skillful in drawing inferences about speakers’ intentions. This chapter reviews the current state of affairs ...
Competence and the need for transferable skills
Transferable skills are skills that are relevant and helpful across different situations and areas of life. Such skills are often seen as a crucial factor adding to the employability of individuals. It is often assumed ...