Language and Learning: The Home and School Years / Edition 3

Language and Learning: The Home and School Years / Edition 3

by Terry Piper
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130607940

ISBN-13: 9780130607942

Pub. Date: 08/26/2002

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Once again, this comprehensive, easy-to-read book explores the way in which children learn language, the way language is taught to children, and how these two roads to language sometimes diverge—always giving equal treatment to first and second language learning. Piper tracks language acquisition, from birth through the school years, presenting numerous cases…  See more details below

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Once again, this comprehensive, easy-to-read book explores the way in which children learn language, the way language is taught to children, and how these two roads to language sometimes diverge—always giving equal treatment to first and second language learning. Piper tracks language acquisition, from birth through the school years, presenting numerous cases studies of children's experiences as a means of illustrating stages of language development and the sequence of skills attainment. In addition, she thoroughly covers bilingualism, paying particular attention to the differences between second language learning at home and in a school setting. For ESL and elementary school speech teachers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130607942
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
08/26/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
383
Product dimensions:
7.52(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Language is uniquely human1
Ch. 2The study and structure of language23
Ch. 3Learning the first language63
Ch. 4First language learners89
Ch. 5Learning more than one language133
Ch. 6Successful second language learners165
Ch. 7Language disorders in monolingual and bilingual children193
Ch. 8Learning to use language221
Ch. 9Language and cognitive growth241
Ch. 10Language in school271
Ch. 11Intercultural communication307
Ch. 12Language and learning is all about inclusion323

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