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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Assessment of Language Disorders in Children

    By Rebecca J. McCauley

    This book constitutes a clear, comprehensive, up-to-date introduction to the basic principles of psychological and educational assessment that underlie effective clinical decisions about childhood language disorders. Rebecca McCauley describes specific commonly used tools, as well as general...

    Published October 31st 2000 by Psychology Press

  5. Basic Processes in Early Second Language Reading

    A Special Issue of scientific Studies of Reading

    Edited by Esther Geva, Ludo Verhoeven

    The four articles in this issue represent recent developments in the study of basic processes in L2 reading at the primary level. The research reported reflects the array of theoretical and instructional issues targeted currently by researchers who wish to understand L2 reading development in young...

    Published August 31st 2000 by Psychology Press

  6. Nonverbal Perceptual and Cognitive Processes in Children With Language Disorders

    Toward A New Framework for Clinical intervention

    By Walter Bischofberger, F‚licie Affolter, F‚licie Affolter

    Edited by Ida J. Stockman, Ida J. Stockman

    A growing body of literature is suggesting that many children with language disorders and delays--even those with so-called specific language impairment--have difficulties in other domains as well. In this pathbreaking book, the authors draw on more than 40 years of research and clinical...

    Published August 31st 2000 by Psychology Press

  7. Second and Foreign Language Learning Through Classroom Interaction

    Edited by Joan Kelly Hall, Lorrie Stoops Verplaetse

    This volume brings together the current theoretical interest in reconceptualizing second and foreign language learning from a sociocultural perspective on language and learning, with practical concerns about second and foreign language pedagogy. It presents a set of studies whose focus is on the...

    Published May 31st 2000 by Routledge

  8. The Emergence of the Speech Capacity

    By D. Kimbrough Oller

    Recent studies of vocal development in infants have shed new light on old questions of how the speech capacity is founded and how it may have evolved in the human species. Vocalizations in the very first months of life appear to provide previously unrecognized clues to the earliest steps in the...

    Published December 31st 1999 by Psychology Press

  9. Methods for Studying Language Production

    Edited by Lise Menn, Nan Bernstein Ratner

    In this volume, which simultaneously honors the career contributions of Jean Berko Gleason and provides an overview of a broad and increasingly important research area, a panel of highly productive language researchers share and evaluate methods of eliciting and analyzing language production across...

    Published September 30th 1999 by Psychology Press

  10. Language Development and Social Interaction in Blind Children

    By Miguel Perez-Pereira, Gina Conti-Ramsden

    Series: Essays in Developmental Psychology

    This book provides an up-to-date account of blind children's developing communicative abilities with particular emphasis on social cognition and language acquisition from infancy to early school age. It purports to foster dialogue between those interested in the study of typically developing...

    Published September 8th 1999 by Psychology Press