Developmental data on a French sociolinguistic variable: Post-consonantal word-final /R/

@article{Chevrot2000DevelopmentalDO,
  title={Developmental data on a French sociolinguistic variable: Post-consonantal word-final /R/},
  author={Jean-Pierre Chevrot and Laurence Beaud and Renata Varga},
  journal={Language Variation and Change},
  year={2000},
  volume={12},
  pages={295 - 319}
}
To begin, we review three theoretical problem areas in the field of research into phonological variation in children. Next, we present the results of a cross-sectional study of two groups of children, aged 6 to 7 years and 10 to 12 years, relating to the deletion of post-consonantal word-final /R/ in French (production and judgments of acceptability). In an experimental study, we then examine the mechanism involved in the learning of words with a variable /R/. Finally, the interpretation of the… 

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