Language and Deafness / Edition 2

Language and Deafness / Edition 2

by Peter V. Paul
     
 

ISBN-10: 156593363X

ISBN-13: 9781565933637

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

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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:
9781565933637
Publisher:
CENGAGE Learning
Publication date:
01/28/1994
Pages:
252

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction to Language and Deafness 1

Ch. 2 The Structure and Function of Language 29

Ch. 3 Language Acquisition: Perspectives, Development, and Relation to Thought 71

Ch. 4 The Development of Oral English 119

Ch. 5 Sign Systems 165

Ch. 6 American Sign Language and the Development of English 213

Ch. 7 Reading 267

Ch. 8 Writing 321

Ch. 9 Literate Thought 359

Ch. 10 Language Instruction 393

Ch. 11 Language Assessment 433

Ch. 12 Epilogue 481

App. A Comprehension and Challenge Questions 487

App. B Glossary of Terms Related to Literacy 513

References 519

Index 551

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