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The Language Of Children Reared In Poverty

Author : Lynne Vernon-Feagans
ISBN : UOM:39015001665705
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The Language Of Children

Author : Julia Gillen
ISBN : 9781134448876
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The Intertext series has been specifically designed to meet the needs of contemporary English Language Studies. Working with Texts: A Core Introduction to Language Analysis (second edition, 2001) is the foundation text, which is complemented by a range of 'satellite' titles. These provide students with hands-on practical experience of textual analysis through special topics and can be used individually or in conjunction with Working with Texts. The Language of Children: introduces the key theories of language acquisition and provides a historical overview of the subject looks at all the ways children learn to communicate, from writing and talking to playing and using computers includes a wide variety of real texts and data, from records of childrens first words to children's hand-written stories and emails explores the language of children from a range of backgrounds and abilities, including deaf and bilingual children is user-friendly and accessible, and provides a full glossary.

The Acquisition Of Politeness In The Language Of Children

Author : Thomas Schöll
ISBN : 9783638180337
Genre : Literary Collections
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Seminar paper from the year 1997 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Linguistics, grade: 2,0 (B), University of Hannover (English Seminar), 9 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: Introduction: Politeness as a General Concept According to Brown and Levinson (1978) politeness is a complex system for all human puplic and social interaction with the conventional politeness forms such as requests (e.g.: May I please use your phone?), excuses (e.g.: I'm very sorry for being late!), greetings (e.g.: Good evening, my dear Mister Jones.), orders (e.g.: Could you please be so kind as to give me the sugar?), claims (e.g.: Excuse me, this is my seat.), offers (e.g.: Would you like to have a cup of coffee?), 'please' and of course 'thank you'. In 1973, Robin Lakoff pointed out that the system of politeness follows two major rules: 1. Be clear. 2. Be polite. The first rule includes Grice's postulates accounting efficiency, economy and informativeness: a) Quantity: Be as informative as required. Be no more informative than required. b) Quality: Say only what you believe to be true. c) Relevance: Be relevant. d) Manner: Be perspicuous. Don't be ambiguous. Don't be obscure. Be succint. [...]

Language In Children

Author : Eve V. Clark
ISBN : 9781134984367
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Language in Children provides a concise and basic introduction for students studying child language acquisition for the first time. Starting from the first sounds a child produces, this book covers all the stages a child goes through in acquiring a language. This title: Illustrates developmental stages from the recognition of sounds and words to the ability to hold a conversation, also covering bilingual upbringing and language disorders; Features real-life examples of all the phenomena discussed, from languages such as French, Spanish and Portuguese as well as English; Incorporates guidance on sources for further reading and exploration by chapter; Is supported by a companion website that includes exercises with links to real-world data in the CHILDES archive. Written by an experienced author and teacher, Language in Children is essential reading for students studying this topic.

The Language And Thought Of The Child

Author : Jean Piaget
ISBN : 0415267501
Genre : Psychology
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When first published in 1923, this classic work took the psychological world by storm. Piaget's views expressed in this book, have continued to influence the world of developmental psychology to this day.

Growing Up With Language

Author : Naomi S. Baron
ISBN : UOM:39015021525152
Genre : Children
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An analysis of how children learn to master language explores how each child charts a unique course through this difficult process based on personality and family interaction and offers advice to parents on how to better facilitate the process.

The 5 Love Languages Of Children

Author : Gary Chapman
ISBN : 9780802493767
Genre : Family & Relationships
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More than 1 million sold! You know you love your child. But how can you make sure your child knows it? The #1 New York Times bestselling The 5 Love Languages® has helped millions of couples learn the secret to building a love that lasts. Now discover how to speak your child’s love language in a way that he or she understands. Dr. Gary Chapman and Dr. Ross Campbell help you: Discover your child’s love language Assist your child in successful learning Use the love languages to correct and discipline more effectively Build a foundation of unconditional love for your child Plus: Find dozens of tips for practical ways to speak your child’s love language. Discover your child's primary language—then speak it—and you will be well on your way to a stronger relationship with your flourishing child. For a free online study guide, visit

Child Language Development In Singapore And Malaysia

Author : Anna Kwan-Terry
ISBN : 9971691493
Genre : Children
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In recent years, there has been increasing interest in the English used in Singapore and Malaysia, including how children in these two countries acquire the languages used around them, particularly on their acquisition of English. This book is the first attempt to bring together studies on various aspects of this subject done by academics from the two countries. It begins with two background papers on the linguistic situation in Singapore and Malaysia, followed by studies of the cognitive development of children as it relates to language development. The third and fourth sections of the book contain papers dealing variously with the sociolinguistic and psycholinguistic aspects of language use with important implications on language learning and teaching in a multilingual context.

The Language Of Children

Author : Mathilda Holzman
ISBN : 1557865175
Genre : Psychology
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This book provides a very readable introduction to how children acquire and use language for students of psychology, language and education.

An Introduction To Child Language Development

Author : Susan H. Foster-Cohen
ISBN : 0582087295
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Learning about language General Editors: Geoffrey Leech and Mick Short (Lancaster University) This volume introduces the field of child language development studies, and presents hypotheses in an accessible, largely non-technical language, aiming to demonstrate the relationship between these hypotheses and interpretations of data. It makes the assumption that having a theory of language development is as important as having reliable data about what children say and understand, and it advocates a combination of both rationalist and more 'empiricist' traditions. In fact, the author overtly argues that different traditions provide different pieces of the picture, and that taking any single approach is unlikely to lead to productive understanding. Susan Foster-Cohen explores a range of issues, including the nature of prelinguistic communication and its possible relationship to linguistic development; early stages of language development and how they can be viewed in the light of later developments; the nature and role of children's experience with the language(s) around them; variations in language development due to both pathological and non-pathological differences between children, and (in the latter case) between the languages they learn; later oral language development; and literacy. The approach is distinctly psycholinguistic and linguistic rather than sociolinguistic, although there is significant treatment of issues which intersect with more sociolinguistic concerns (e.g. literacy, language play, and bilingualism). There are exercises and discussion questions throughout, designed to reinforce the ideas being presented, as well as to offer the student the opportunity to think beyond the text to ideas at the cutting edge of research. The accessible presentation of key issues will appeal to the intended undergraduate readership, and will be of interest to those taking courses in language development, linguistics, developmental psychology, educational linguistics, and speech pathology. The book will also serve as a useful introduction to students wishing to pursue post-graduate courses which deal with child language development. Susan H. Foster-Cohen is Head of the Department of English at the University of London, The British Institute in Paris, France.

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