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

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:
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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