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

Language and Learning: The Home and School Years (4th Revised 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.

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

Product Details

  • publication date: 10/05/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780131728646
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 432
  • ID: 9780131728646
  • weight: 680
  • ISBN10: 0131728644
  • edition: 4th Revised edition

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