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Language Development : Understanding Language Diversity in the Classroom,9781412974073
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Language Development : Understanding Language Diversity in the Classroom



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Language Development: Understanding Language Diversity in the Classroom prepares nursery, primary and secondary teachers to appreciate and understand how language development can affect learning and learn strategies for working with students with language differences and disorders. Classroom examples and case studies have been integrated throughout the book to illustrate some of the most common speech and language behaviours found in classrooms. This book will help teachers gain a deeper understanding of cultural language differences and how they may affect second language learners.

Table of Contents

An Introduction to Language and Learning
Theories and Explanations of Language Development
Hearing and Listening Skills
The Impact of Hearing Loss on Speech and Language Development
The Production of Speech Sounds
The Role of the Brain in Speech and Language
Language Development from Birth to Age Three
Language Development from Ages Three to Five
Language Development from Age Six Through Adolescence
Supporting the Development of Literacy Skills from Infancy through School-Age
Educational Implications of Narrative Discourse
African American English in the Classroom
Bilingual Language Acquisition and Learning
Bilingual Speech Sound Development and Disorders
Fostering Teacher and Family Partnership in the Development of Language and Literacy
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