Born to Talk An Introduction to Speech and Language Development

ISBN-10: 0205627528
ISBN-13: 9780205627523
Edition: 5th 2011
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Book details

List price: $164.60
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Pearson Education Canada
Publication date: 1/26/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.672
Language: English

Preface
A Connection of Brains
Separate but Related Processes
The Unique Characteristics of Human Speech
Speech: The Tale of Two Brains
Web Sites to Explore
Review Questions
References and Suggested Readings
Language Acquisition: A Theoretical Journey
Evidence of Biological and Environmental Influences on Language Learning
A Review: The Major Theories of Language Acquisition
Web Sites to Explore
Review Questions
References and Suggested Readings
Cognitive Development: Building a Foundation for Language
Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development
Vygotsky's Theory of Cognitive Development: A Sociocultural Perspective
Dynamic Systems Theory
The Perceptual Groundwork for Communication
Executive Functions
Web Sites to Explore
Review Questions
References and Suggested Readings
In the Beginning: Communication Development from Birth to 2 Years
From the Beginning, the Infant Communicates
Ready to Receive Language: Perception and Comprehension of Words
Ready to Speak: Expressive Growth in Infancy
The Development of Communication Functions: Using Communication to Get Things Done
Beyond Infancy: The Emergence of Language
Early Syntactic Development: A Stage Model
Early Stage 1 (MLU: 1.0 to 1.5; Age: 12 to 22 Months)
Late Stage 1: Syntactic Development-Words to Word Combinations (MLU: 1.5 to 2.0; Age: 22 to 26 Months)
Comprehension and Production: A Critical and Evolving Relationship
The Role of the Caregiver in the Acquisition of Early Language
Social Routines Involving Literacy: Songs, Rhymes, and Stories
Stage 1: A Brief Look Back and a Glimpse Forward
Web Sites to Explore
Review Questions
References and Suggested Readings
The Saga Continues: Language Development Through the Preschool Years
Stage 2: Elaborating Structure and Refining Meaning
Stage 3: Producing Longer, More Adultlike Sentences
Stage 4: Elaboration with Phrases and Clauses
Stage 5: Polishing the Act
The Role of Comprehension and Production in Language Development
Web Sites to Explore
Review Questions
References and Suggested Readings
Taking Language to School and into Adulthood
Semantic Development
Syntax and Morphology
Pragmatics, Conversation, and Narratives
Metalinguistic Development During the School Years
Learning to Read and Write
Language in Adulthood
And the Beat Goes On
Web Sites to Explore
Review Questions
References and Suggested Readings
The Building Blocks of Speech
Describing Speech Sounds
Early Development of Speech Sounds
Later Development of Speech Sounds
Coarticulation and Suprasegmental Aspects of Speech Production
The Roles of Biology, Cognition, and Social Interaction in Phonological Development
Web Sites to Explore
Review Questions
References and Suggested Readings
Language Diversity: Regional and Social/Cultural Differences
Dialects and Accents
Regional Dialects
Social/Cutural Dialects
The Changing Face of America and Bilingual Language Development
Bilingualism
Cognition, Language, and Literacy Development
The Optimal Age of Second Language Learning
A Closer Look at Simultaneous Bilingualism
A Closer Look at Successive or Sequential Bilingualism
Stages of Language Development in Bilingual Children
Cultural Diversity in the Public Schools
Web Sites to Explore
Review Questions
References and Suggested Readings
Speech and Language Disorders in the Home, School, and Community
Causes and Types of Communication Disorders
Interrelationships of Speech and Language Disorders
Speech Disorders
Summary
Final Thoughts
Web Sites to Explore
Review Questions
References and Suggested Readings
Appendix: The Anatomical and Physiological Bases of Speech, Language, and Hearing
Speech as the Product of Borrowed Structures
The Four Processes Speech
Respiration
Phonation
Resonation
Articulation
The Four Processes in Review
The Brain: The Computer Center for Speech and Language
The Ear: An Energy Transformer
The Complete Speech and Language Machine
Web Sites to Explore
Review Questions
References and Suggested Readings
Name Index
Subject Index

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