Understanding Referential Expressions in Context: Use of Common Ground by Children and

Abbeduto, Leonard; Short-Meyerson, Katherine
December 1998
Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Dec1998, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p1348
Academic Journal
Evaluates the relationship between within-group variability in common ground use in mentally retarded children. Use of major sources of common ground to resolve referential ambiguity; Confirmation of referent choices according to the reliability of the common ground; Predictors of common ground use in referent selection.


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