Language for All Our Children / Edition 1

Language for All Our Children / Edition 1

by Terry Piper
     
 

ISBN-10: 0675213622

ISBN-13: 9780675213622

Pub. Date: 08/28/1992

Publisher: Prentice Hall

It tracks language acquisition from birth through the school years, using experiences of a number of different children to exemplify stages and sequences of development. Presents a balanced perspective on the whole language/phonics debate that makes it acceptable to people on either side of the debate.  See more details below

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It tracks language acquisition from birth through the school years, using experiences of a number of different children to exemplify stages and sequences of development. Presents a balanced perspective on the whole language/phonics debate that makes it acceptable to people on either side of the debate.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780675213622
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
08/28/1992
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
398
Product dimensions:
7.33(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1The Study of Language1
Ch. 1Why Is Language Special?3
Ch. 2Linguistics and Linguists23
Pt. 2Language Acquisition57
Ch. 3Language Acquisition: Theoretical Perspective59
Ch. 4Janet and Millions of Others: The Course of Monolingual Development91
Ch. 5The Second Time Around: Acquiring Two or More Languages133
Ch. 6The Course of Bilingual Development: Quy and Lucy163
Ch. 7Michael's Miracle: Language Disorders in Monolingual and Bilingual Children187
Pt. 3Language and Learning213
Ch. 8Language and Learning Outside School215
Ch. 9Language and Learning in School255
Pt. 4Putting It All Together289
Ch. 10A Broader Perspective on Language in School291
Ch. 11Reconciliation321
Ch. 12Language for All Our Children341
Bibliography357
Name Index389
Subject Index393

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