The nature of word-finding errors of preschoolers with and without word-finding deficits
- He's monosyllabic--I'm speechless. Giordan, Alma Roberts // Christian Science Monitor;10/1/99, Vol. 91 Issue 215, p22
Relates the experience of the author in attempting get his grandson to use more descriptive accurate words in the English language rather than slang.
- News from Portugal. Temple, Charles; de Yunen, Ana Margarita H // Reading Teacher;Feb94, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p424
Examines the effects of a structured language program on the metaliguistic awareness and reading ability of children in Portugal. Research project involving first-grade children who speak Cape Verdian creole at home and had to read in standard Portuguese; Relationship between students'...
- Syntactic abilities of neurologically normal and suspect preterm children. Holdgrafer, Gary // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Oct96, Vol. 83 Issue 2, p615
Examines the syntactic abilities of neurologically normal and suspect preterm children at preschool age to characterize their language skills and assess specific differences. Use of the Index of Productive Syntax for scoring language transcripts; Evidence of reduced syntactic performance;...
- Word Play. Geddes, Jennifer Kelly // Parenting;May2002, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p147
Offers ways to encourage and improve baby's language skills. Information on word segmentation.
- COMPARISON OF TACTILE AWARENESS IN CHILDREN DURING THE PRODUCTION OF ISOLATED SYLLABLES OF ENGLISH. Lohman, Patricia; Fucci, Donald // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Jun2001 Part 1, Vol. 92 Issue 3, p699
Determines the difference in lingual-tactile awareness of school children during the production of isolated syllables of English. Use of factorial research design; Comparison of performance of the older group with the younger group; Correlation between age and lingual-tactile awareness.
- EMERGENT WORD-OBJECT MAPPING BY CHILDREN: FURTHER STUDIES USING THE BLANK COMPARISON TECHNIQUE. Costa, Aline Roberta A.; McIlvane, William J.; Wilkinson, Krista M.; De Souza, Deisy Das Gracas // Psychological Record;Summer2001, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p343
Two experiments examined the emergent mapping phenomenon in Portuguese-speaking children aged 3-13. This phenomenon is relevant to developmental psychologists' interest in "fast mapping" of new word-referent relations and also to behavior analysts' interest in behavior that emerges without...
- Is There a Universal Grammar? // Old Schoolhouse;Fall2015, p111
The article focuses on theories that have emerged as to how children learn a language.
- Acquisition of functional sight words in community-based recreation settings. J.Schloss, Patrick; Alper, Sandra // Journal of Special Education;Spring95, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p84
Investigates the effectiveness of direct instruction procedure involving modeling and guided practice on the acquisition of functional sight word. Use of the instruction procedure in teaching participants with mental retardation and behavior disorders sight words in recreation settings;...
- language lessons. Kutner, Lawrence // Baby Talk;May2000, Vol. 65 Issue 4, p44
Asserts the connection between love and extra attention and the language acquisition skills of infants. Age when children began to explore making sounds with their mouths; Age when most children begin imitating simple sounds.