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  1. 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 13th 2002 by Routledge

  2. 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 November 1st 2002 by Psychology Press

  3. 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 April 1st 2002 by Psychology Press

  4. 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 December 1st 2001 by Psychology Press

  5. 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 January 1st 2001 by Psychology Press

  6. 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 November 1st 2000 by Psychology Press

  7. 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 September 1st 2000 by Psychology Press

  8. 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 September 1st 2000 by Psychology Press

  9. 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 June 1st 2000 by Routledge

  10. 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 January 1st 2000 by Psychology Press