Children's Pragmatic Communication Difficulties / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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Communication problems in children that are best described aspragmatic in nature have been a focus of attention for some years.However, despite this, speech and language therapists, teachers andresearchers still have some difficulty describing, defining andexplaining such problems. This book gives an up to date synthesisof work in the field of childhood pragmatic problems and providesboth an introduction and more detailed consideration of thiscomplex area.
Aspects covered include conversational analysis, speech andcommunicative acts, reference, narrative, pragmatic comprehensionand relevance. Each chapter contains exercises with discussion,notes on normal development and illustrative clinical data fromchildren, as well as recent research in the area.
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Table of Contents
Communicative use of language: Speech and communicativeacts.
Discourse and conversational analysis.
Narratives and story telling.
Pragmatic principles and relevance.
What is pragmatic impairment?