How grammatical are 3-year-olds?

  title={How grammatical are 3-year-olds?},
  author={Sarita L. Eisenberg and Ling-yu Guo and Mor Germezia},
  journal={Language, speech, and hearing services in schools},
  volume={43 1},
PURPOSE This study investigated the level of grammatical accuracy in typically developing 3-year-olds and the types of errors they produce. METHOD Twenty-two 3-year-olds participated in a picture description task. The percentage of grammatical utterances was computed and error types were analyzed. RESULTS The mean level of grammatical accuracy in typical 3-year-olds was ∼71%, with a wide range of variability. The current study revealed a variety of error types produced by 3-year-olds, most… CONTINUE READING

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