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  1. Play and Literacy in Early Childhood

    Research From Multiple Perspectives, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Kathleen A. Roskos, James F. Christie

    This volume presents studies and research syntheses on the significance of play in the literacy development of young children and pushes the study of play and literacy into new areas. Children’s play is under serious attack that puts it in a precarious position in today’s brave new world dominated...

    Published June 26th 2007 by Routledge

  2. The Gestural Communication of Apes and Monkeys

    Edited by Josep Call, Michael Tomasello

    The Gestural Communication of Apes and Monkeys is an intriguing compilation of naturalistic and experimental research conducted over the course of 20 years on gestural communication in primates, as well as a comparison to what is known about the vocal communication of nonhuman primates. The editors...

    Published January 30th 2007 by Psychology Press

  3. The Bilingualism Reader

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Li Wei

    The Bilingualism Reader is the definitive reader for the study of bilingualism. Designed as an integrated and structured student resource it provides invaluable editorial material that guides the reader through different sections and covers: definitions and typology of bilingualism language...

    Published December 21st 2006 by Routledge

  4. Ultimate Attainment in Second Language Acquisition

    A Case Study

    By Donna Lardiere

    The first book-length treatment of its type, Ultimate Attainment in Second Language Acquisition is a case study with a solid theoretical grounding that examines the language of an immigrant learner of English, and thereby presents a much needed understanding of the linguistic competence of second...

    Published September 6th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Language Assessment and Language Acquisition: A Cross-Linguistics Perspective

    A Special Issue of Language Assessment Quarterly

    Edited by Antony John Kunnan

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 1st 2006 by Psychology Press

  6. Improving Literacy by Teaching Morphemes

    By Terezinha Nunes, Peter Bryant

    Series: Improving Learning

    With reports from several studies showing the benefits of teaching young children about morphemes, this book is essential reading for anyone concerned with helping children to read and write. By breaking words down into chunks of meaning that can be analyzed as complete units rather...

    Published July 20th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Age of Acquisition Effects in Word and Object Processing

    A Special Issue of Visual Cognition

    Edited by Chris Barry, Robert A. Johnston

    Series: Special Issues of Visual Cognition

    Models of word and object processing have been informed by experimental data relating to the effects of important marker variables, particularly word frequency. In recent times, however, the role of word frequency has come to be questioned due to the demonstration of the impact of a correlated...

    Published June 22nd 2006 by Psychology Press

  8. CALL Dimensions

    Options and Issues in Computer-Assisted Language Learning

    By Mike Levy, Glenn Stockwell

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    This volume gives language teachers, software designers, and researchers who wish to use technology in second or foreign language education the information they need to absorb what has been achieved so far and to make sense of it. It is designed to enable the kind of critical reading of a...

    Published May 31st 2006 by Routledge

  9. Language Misconceived

    Arguing for Applied Cognitive Sociolinguistics

    By Karol Janicki

    Linguistics is important. An understanding of linguistic principles is as essential to the layperson as it is to the language scholar. Using concrete examples from politics, law, and education, this book shows how people misconceive language every day and what the consequences of misconceptions can...

    Published March 30th 2006 by Routledge

  10. In Search of Pedagogy Volume II

    The Selected Works of Jerome Bruner, 1979-2006

    By Jerome S. Bruner

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    Jerome Bruner is one of the best-known and most influential psychologists of the twentieth century. His theories about cognitive development dominate psychology around the world today, but it is in the field of education where his influence has been especially felt. In this two volume...

    Published March 30th 2006 by Routledge