Language and Deafness / Edition 2

Language and Deafness / Edition 2

by Peter V. Paul, Stephen P. Quigley
     
 

ISBN-10: 1565931084

ISBN-13: 9781565931084

Pub. Date: 01/28/1994

Publisher: Cengage Learning

The Fourth Edition of Language and Deafness covers language and literacy development from preschool through adolescence. It provides a clear depiction of the language/communication systems of d/Deaf and hard of hearing children and adolescents, and offers a comprehensive discussion of the current theories of language acquisition. In an easy-to-read, accessible manner,…  See more details below

Overview

The Fourth Edition of Language and Deafness covers language and literacy development from preschool through adolescence. It provides a clear depiction of the language/communication systems of d/Deaf and hard of hearing children and adolescents, and offers a comprehensive discussion of the current theories of language acquisition. In an easy-to-read, accessible manner, students will learn the basics of language development and the relationship between language and cognition. Oral communication methods and English-like signing systems, linguistics/sociolinguistics of American Sign Language, and multicultural aspects, including bilingualism and second-language learning are covered in detail. Each chapter includes major objectives, summaries, suggested readings, problem-solving activities and challenge review questions to stimulate and provoke classroom dialogue.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781565931084
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/28/1994
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
374
Product dimensions:
6.68(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Overview of Language and Deafness. Language Acquisition: Metatheories, Theories, and Research. Language and Thought. Primary Language Development. Reading and Writing. Bilingualism and Second-Language Learning. Language Instruction. Language Assessment. Conclusion. Appendix. Topics and Questions. References. Index.

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