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Language and Learning: The Home and School Years (4th edition)

Language and Learning: The Home and School Years (4th edition)

By: Terry Piper (author)Paperback

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This book is about the similarities in the learning and teaching of language under a variety of conditions. Whether children are first or second language learners, whether or not they have a learning or physical disability, the experience of learning a language is much the same. This book looks at language, at children's learning of language, and the role of parents and teachers in that learning from the time a child is born until the end of the school years. It provides a basic introduction to linguistic theory, language acquisition, and the theories underlying current teaching practice. Addresses issues pertaining to ESL, ASL and other learners as well as mainstream children.


Chapter One 2Language Is Uniquely Human 2 Chapter Two: The Study and Structure of Language 35The Study of Language 36 Chapter Three: Learning the First Language 76Chapter Four: First Language Learners 105Chapter Five: Learning More than One Language 151Chapter Six: Successful Second Language Learners 184 Chapter Seven: Language Disorders in Monolingual and Bilingual Children 212Chapter Eight: Learning to Use Language 243Chapter Nine: Language and Cognitive Growth 263Chapter Ten: Language in School 298Chapter Eleven: Intercultural Communication 338Chapter Twelve: Language and Learning is ALL about Inclusion 354Glossary 386References by Chapter 392Bibliography 412

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780131728646
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 432
  • ID: 9780131728646
  • weight: 868
  • ISBN10: 0131728644
  • edition: 4th edition

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