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  1. Processing Instruction

    Theory, Research, and Commentary

    Edited by BIll VanPatten

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    This new book, Processing Instruction: Theory, Research, and Commentary, edited by Bill VanPatten--a pioneer in processing instruction (PI)--is a refreshing presentation of 10 related and not widely available articles that illustrate the role of processing instruction in second language acquisition...

    Published August 31st 2003 by Routledge

  2. Testing Second Language Speaking

    By Glenn Fulcher

    Series: Applied Linguistics and Language Study

    The testing and assessment of second language learners is an essential part of the language learning process. Glenn Fulcher's Testing Second Language Speaking is a state-of-the-art volume that considers the assessment of speaking from historical, theoretical and practical perspectives.The book...

    Published August 26th 2003 by Routledge

  3. Classification of Developmental Language Disorders

    Theoretical Issues and Clinical Implications

    Edited by Ludo Verhoeven, Hans van Balkom

    Chapters written by leading authorities offer current perspectives on the origins and development of language disorders. They address the question: How can the child's linguistic environment be restructured so that children at risk can develop important adaptive skills in the domains of self-care,...

    Published July 31st 2003 by Psychology Press

  4. Mind, Brain, and Language

    Multidisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Marie T. Banich, Molly Mack

    Much of the groundbreaking work in many fields is now occurring at the intersection of traditional academic disciplines. This development is well demonstrated in this important and unique volume, which offers a multidisciplinary view of current findings and cutting-edge issues involving the...

    Published May 31st 2003 by Psychology Press

  5. On Reading Books to Children

    Parents and Teachers

    Edited by Anne van Kleeck, Steven A. Stahl, Eurydice B. Bauer

    On Reading Books to Children: Parents and Teachers brings together in one volume current research on adult book reading to children. The authors, drawn from around the world, are key researchers and eminent scholars from the fields of reading and literacy, child language, speech pathology, and...

    Published January 31st 2003 by Routledge

  6. The Communicative Grammar of English Workbook

    By Edward Dr. Woods, Rudy Coppieters

    For the first time A Communicative Grammar of English will have an accompanying workbook. The workbook will help make better use of CGE through providing opportunities for practice and discussion....

    Published December 12th 2002 by Routledge

  7. The New Psychology of Language

    Cognitive and Functional Approaches To Language Structure, Volume II

    Edited by Michael Tomasello

    From the point of view of psychology and cognitive science, much of modern linguistics is too formal and mathematical to be of much use. The newly emerging approaches to language termed, "Functional and Cognitive Linguistics," however, are much less formally oriented. Instead, functional and...

    Published October 31st 2002 by Psychology Press

  8. Talking to Adults

    The Contribution of Multiparty Discourse to Language Acquisition

    Edited by Shoshana Blum-Kulka, Catherine E. Snow

    This volume provides a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of the contribution of multiparty intergenerational talk in a variety of cultures to the development of children's communicative capacities. The book focuses on the complexity of the cultural and interactional contexts in which pragmatic...

    Published March 31st 2002 by Psychology Press

  9. Speaking, Reading, and Writing in Children With Language Learning Disabilities

    New Paradigms in Research and Practice

    Edited by Katharine G. Butler, Elaine R. Silliman

    The ability to use language in more literate ways has always been a central outcome of education. Today, however, "being literate" requires more than functional literacy, the recognition of printed words as meaningful. It requires the knowledge of how to use language as a tool for analyzing,...

    Published November 30th 2001 by Psychology Press

  10. Children's Language

    Volume 11: Interactional Contributions To Language Development

    Edited by Keith E. Nelson, Ayhan Aksu-Ko‡, Carolyn E. Johnson, Ayhan Aksu-Koc

    These volumes present coherent sets of papers developed along two of the thematic lines that underscored the program of the meeting of the International Association for the Study of Child Language in Istanbul in the summer of 1996. Thoroughly reviewed and updated to reflect the state of child...

    Published December 31st 2000 by Psychology Press