Language Development in Early Childhood

Language Development in Early Childhood

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For undergraduate courses in Language Development for preservice/early childhood majors or child development majors. This text efficiently combines theory, research, and practice to provide a solid foundation for understanding language development from birth to age eight. Language Development in Early Childhood focuses on supplying readers with a basic understanding of the phonetics, semantic, syntactic, morphemic, and pragmatic aspects of language knowledge acquired by young children. In addition, the ways in which this acquisition process can be enhanced in early childhood settings are included. In this revision, new material is included on the role of the brain in language development, along with key illustrations. Also new to the second edition are vignettes of young children's language development which open each more

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  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 190.5 x 231.1 x 25.4mm | 680.4g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0131187716
  • 9780131187719

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Language in Our Lives Chapter 2 Learning and Language Chapter 3 Language Development Among Children of Linguistic Diversity Chapter 4 Language Development of Infants and Toddlers Chapter 5 Enhancing Language Development in Infants and Toddlers Chapter 6 Language Development in Preschoolers Chapter 7 Enhancing Language Development in Preschoolers Chapter 8 Language Development in Kindergarteners Chapter 9 Enhancing Language Development of Kindergarteners Chapter 10 Language Development in the Primary Years Chapter 11 Enhancing Language Development in the Primary Years Chapter 12 Exploring Children's Use of Language: Assessment Chapter 13 Enhancing Language Development Among Children with Communicative Disorders Chapter 14 Fostering Language Development Through School-Home Connections Appendixes Glossary References Indexshow more

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