Methodological questions and tools of research in Language Acquisition
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This article aims to present, in summary, some aspects related to the methodology in a dialogical and discursive approach in Language Acquisition studies. It will be discussed four essential aspects involved in this topic: i) the relation between the applied methodology, the research questions and the theoretical approach, ii) some of the available transcription and analysis tools and their usage on qualitative studies, iii) the categories of analysis - linguistic and discursive, iv) the need (and the difficulty) to compare the children's productions. Therefore, it is intended to introduce in the discussion about the methodological choices, the questions related to an approach which considers the relation between language and discourse.