Language and Deafness / Edition 3

Language and Deafness / Edition 3

by Peter V. Paul, Kim Lourinia
     
 

ISBN-10: 1565939999

ISBN-13: 9781565939998

Pub. Date: 10/28/2000

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Graduate students, instructors, and researchers will discover the latest information on the unique aspects of language acquisition for youngsters who are deaf or have serious hearing impairment in this balanced, comprehensive edition. Language and literacy development from preschool through puberty presented in a coherent framework of learned thought. Content

Overview

Graduate students, instructors, and researchers will discover the latest information on the unique aspects of language acquisition for youngsters who are deaf or have serious hearing impairment in this balanced, comprehensive edition. Language and literacy development from preschool through puberty presented in a coherent framework of learned thought. Content includes the basics of language development and the relationship between language and cognition. Oral communication methods and English-like signing systems are covered, along with linguistics/sociolinguistics of American Sign Language. Development of reading and writing skills is accessibly presented. Multicultural aspects, including bilingualism and second-language learning, are detailed.
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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781565939998
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
10/28/2000
Edition description:
3RD
Pages:
720
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to Language and Deafness. Language Functions and Structures. Language Acquisition: A Brief Overview of Perspectives. Primary Language Development Perspectives and Issues. Orality: Speech, Audition, and Speechreading. Signed Systems. American Sign Language. Script Literacy: Development of Reading and Writing. Bilingualism and Second Language Learning. Language Instruction. Language Assessment. A Brief Synthesis. Index.

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