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Development of Language

Development of Language - 8th edition

ISBN13: 978-0132612388

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ISBN13: 978-0132612388
ISBN10: 0132612380
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Edition/Copyright: 8TH 13
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Published: 2013
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Development of Language - 8TH 13 edition

ISBN13: 978-0132612388

Gleason Berko

ISBN13: 978-0132612388
ISBN10: 0132612380
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 8TH 13
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

Published: 2013
International: No
Summary

Combining the contributions of experts and highly-respected researchers, the eighth edition ofLanguage Developmentoffers a definitive exploration of language acquisition and development from infancy through adulthood.

Taking a multi-disciplinary approach, it examines what we know about language development-addressing communication development in infancy, phonological development, semantic development, morphology and syntax. Broadening the scope of study, it puts language development into larger biological, social and cultural contexts, while investigating individual differences, atypical development, literacy and even language development in adults. This edition includes more on cross-linguistic language acquisition (emphasizing Spanish), new research on the nature and treatment of language disorders in children, and new perspectives on the impact of culture on language development and variation.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents 1. THE DEVELOPMENT OF LANGUAGE: AN OVERVIEW AND A PREVIEW Jean Berko Gleason, Boston University 2. COMMUNICATION DEVELOPMENT IN INFANCY Rochelle Newman, University of Maryland Jacqueline Sachs, University of Connecticut 3. PHONOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT: LEARNING SOUNDS AND SOUND PATTERNS Carol Stoel-Gammon, University of Washington Lise Menn, University of Colorado 4. SEMANTIC DEVELOPMENT: LEARNING THE MEANINGS OF WORDS Paola Uccelli, Harvard Graduate School of Education Barbara Alexander Pan, Harvard Graduate School of Education 5. PUTTING WORDS TOGETHER: MORPHOLOGY AND SYNTAX IN THE PRESCHOOL YEARS Helen Tager-Flusberg, Boston University Andrea Zukowski, University of Maryland 6. LANGUAGE IN SOCIAL CONTEXTS: DEVELOPMENT OF COMMUNICATIVE COMPETENCE Judith Becker Bryant, University of South Florida 7. THEORETICAL APPROACHES TO LANGUAGE ACQUISITION John N. Bohannon III, Butler University John D. Bonvillian, University of Virginia 8. VARIATION IN LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT: IMPLICATIONS FOR RESEARCH AND THEORY Beverly A. Goldfield, Rhode Island College Catherine E. Snow, Harvard Graduate School of Education Ingrid A Willenberg, Macquarie University 9. ATYPICAL LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT Nan Bernstein Ratner, University of Maryland, College Park 10. LANGUAGE AND LITERACY IN THE SCHOOL YEARS Gigliana Melzi, New York University Adina R. Schick, New York University 11. DEVELOPMENTS IN THE ADULT YEARS Loraine K. Obler, City University of New York Graduate Center

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