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Language Development: Understanding Language Diversity in the Classroom

Language Development: Understanding Language Diversity in the Classroom

By: Sandra K. Levey (editor), Susan R. Polirstok (editor)Paperback

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Language Development: Understanding Language Diversity in the Classroom prepares nursery, primary and secondary teachers to appreciate and understand how language development can affect learning and learn strategies for working with students with language differences and disorders. Classroom examples and case studies have been integrated throughout the book to illustrate some of the most common speech and language behaviours found in classrooms. This book will help teachers gain a deeper understanding of cultural language differences and how they may affect second language learners.


An Introduction to Language and Learning - Sandra LeveyTheories and Explanations of Language Development - Sandra LeveyHearing and Listening Skills - Sandra LeveyThe Impact of Hearing Loss on Speech and Language Development - Rochelle CherryThe Production of Speech Sounds - Stephen CavalloThe Role of the Brain in Speech and Language - Sandra Levey, Joyce WestLanguage Development from Birth to Age Three - Sandra LeveyLanguage Development from Ages Three to Five - Deena BernsteinLanguage Development from Age Six Through Adolescence - Cheryl Smith GabigSupporting the Development of Literacy Skills from Infancy through School-Age - Sylvia DiehlEducational Implications of Narrative Discourse - Lynn Bliss, Allyssa McCabeAfrican American English in the Classroom - Julie Washington, Monique MillsBilingual Language Acquisition and Learning - Henriette LangdonBilingual Speech Sound Development and Disorders - Leah Fabiano-Smith, Brian GoldsteinFostering Teacher and Family Partnership in the Development of Language and Literacy - Susan Polirstok and Jo Hoffman

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781412974073
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 384
  • ID: 9781412974073
  • ISBN10: 1412974070

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