The acquisition of sentence voice and reversibility.

@article{Turner1967TheAO,
  title={The acquisition of sentence voice and reversibility.},
  author={E. A. Turner and R. Rommetveit},
  journal={Child development},
  year={1967},
  volume={38 3},
  pages={
          649-60
        }
}
Primary grade children were tested for their ability to imitate, comprehend, and produce active and passive sentences and reversible and nonreversible sentences. The results showed that children are able to respond correctly on the imitation task before the comprehension task and to respond correctly on the comprehension task before the production task. Active-voice sentences were correctly responded to more frequently than passive-voice sentences; nonreversible sentences were correctly… Expand

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