By Marilyn A Nippold
Purpose: Learning about language development beyond the pre-school years.
Age: 6 through to 30+ yrs
Qualification Level: D (Speech Therapist)
Now in its third edition and updated with new research, Later Language Development-3 reflects on an even broader age range (6-30+ years). This is an essential reference for students, researchers, teachers, clinicians, and all others interested in learning about language development beyond the preschool years.
This edition of Later Language Development focuses on English-speaking individuals living in the United Kingdom, United States, Canada, New Zealand and Australia. It also incorporates findings from previous research conducted in other languages such as Dutch, French, Greek, Hebrew, Italian and Spanish.
In addition to study guide questions and three new chapters, you will find greater coverage on a wide range of important topics such as:
- Critical age hypothesis
- Word Knowledge and use
- Word definition
- Derivational morphology
- Discourse genres (conversational, narrative, expository, persuasive)
- Verbal reasoning
- Figurative language
- Decoding and spelling
- Reading comprehension
- Written expression
This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 06 June, 2009.