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Language Development

Language Development - 7th edition

Language Development - 7th edition

ISBN13: 9780205525560

ISBN10: 0205525563

Language Development by Robert Owens - ISBN 9780205525560
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 7TH 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Published: 2008
International: No
Language Development by Robert Owens - ISBN 9780205525560

ISBN13: 9780205525560

ISBN10: 0205525563

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 7TH 08

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents


1. The Territory

This Text and You
Speech, Language, and Communication
Properties of Language
Components of Language

2. Describing Language

Behavioral Theory
Psycholinguistic Theory: A Syntactic Model
Psycholinguistic Theory: A Semantic/Cognitive Model
Sociolinguistic Theory

3. Neurological Bases of Speech and Language

Central Nervous System
Language Processing
Theory of Mind

4. Cognitive, Perceptual, and Motor Bases of Early Language and Speech

Which Came First, Cognition or Language?
Neurological Development
Early Cognitive Development

5. The Social and Communicative Bases of Early Language and Speech

Development of Communication: A Chronology
Maternal Communication Behaviors
Interactions between Infant and Caregiver

6. Language-Learning and Teaching Processes and Young Children.

Comprehension, Production, and Cognitive Growth
Child Learning Strategies
Adult Conversational Teaching Techniques
Importance of Play
Cultural and Social Differences

7. A First Language: Toddler Talk

Single-Word Utterances
Early Multiword Combinations
Phonological Learning

8. Preschool Pragmatic and Semantic Development

Preschool Development
Pragmatic Development
Semantic Development
Interdependence of Form, Content, and Use: Pronouns.

9. Preschool Development of Language Form

Semantic-Syntactic Connection
Stages of Syntactic and Morphologic Development
Morphologic Development
Sentence-Form Development
Embedding and Conjoining
Phonemic and Phonological Development

10. Early School-Age Language Development

Pragmatic Development
Semantic Development
Syntactic and Morphologic Development
Phonological Development
Metalinguistic Abilities

11. School-Age Literacy Development

The Process of Reading
Reading Development
The Process of Writing
Writing Development

12. Adolescent and Adult Language

Syntax and Morphology

13. Language Differences: Bidialectism and Bilingualism


14. Language Research and Analysis

Issues in the Study of Childhood Language
Cross-Language Studies
Examples of Child Language Data

Appendix A: American English Speech Sounds
Appendix B: Transcripts to Accompany Text Compact Disc