The relationship between middle-class parents' book-sharing discussion and their preschoolers'
- Cartalk! Conversational topics of preschool children en route home from school. Marvin, Christine A. // Language, Speech & Hearing Services in Schools;Jul94, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p146
Examines the content of preschool-age children's conversations during car travel. Merits of viewing the family car as an important setting for advancing young children's decontextual use of language.
- From the Editor. Brice, Alejandro // Communication Disorders Quarterly;Fall99, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p2
The article discusses various reports within the issue including one by Raquel Anderson "Impact of First Language Loss on Grammar in a Bilingual Child," "Code Mixing in a Young Bilingual Child" and "Assessment of Language Skills in Rural Preschool Children," by Tina Smith.
- LITHUANIAN NARRATIVE LANGUAGE AT PRESCHOOL AGE. Balčiūnienė, Ingrida // Eesti Rakenduslingvistika Ãœhingu Aastaraamat;2012, Vol. 8, p21
The paper deals with the main linguistic indications of Lithuanian preschoolers' narratives. The analysis is based on experimental data of 24 typically developing monolingual Lithuanian children (6-7 years of age) from middle-class families, attending a state kindergarten in Kaunas (Lithuania)....
- Language Socialization of the Child through Caretaker-Child Personal Narratives: A Comparison of Thai and English. Winskel, Heather; Luksaneeyanawin, Sudaporn; Yangklang, Peerapat // RELC Journal;Dec2006, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p354
The present study reports preliminary findings on the elicitation strategies used by Thai and English caretakers when eliciting past event narratives from preschoolers. Ten Thai and ten English-speaking caretaker-child dyads were recruited from Bangkok, Thailand and from Sydney, Australia....
- Information from the U.S. Department of Education. // Weekly Reader News - Edition 4;2/21/2003 Teacher's Guide, Vol. 84 Issue 19, p2
Introduces the Helping Your Child series featuring practical lessons and activities in English and Spanish for parents to help preschool children develop the skills necessary to achieve.
- Conversational interactions of mothers and their preschool children who had been born preterm. Donahue, Mavis L.; Pearl, Ruth // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Oct95, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p1117
Examines the conversational interactions of mothers and their preschool children who had been preterm. Social problem-solving task; Conversational strategies of mothers; Prematurity stereotypes.
- A COMPARISON OF LANGUAGE FUNCTIONS USED BY NORMAL MALE AND FEMALE PRI--SCHOOL CHILDREN IN A STRUCTURED SETTING. Klecan-Aker, Joan S. // Language & Speech;Jul-Sep86, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p221
Examines the use of language functions in a structured setting by normal pre-school males and females. Differences between the groups of children; Assessment of pragmatic language skills in pre-school children; Details on the different development levels of children.
- Baby-talk tactics. Conrad, Eva // Working Mother;Jun94, p88
Focuses on the importance of elements of baby talk that can help preschoolers understand instructions more clearly. Analysis of adults' language styles; Avoidance of abbreviated or silly forms of words.
- Children With a History of Expressive Vocabulary Delay: Outcomes at 5 Years of Age. Girolametto, Luigi; Wiigs, Megan; Smyth, Ron; Weitzman, Elaine; Pearce, Patsy Steig // American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology;Nov2001, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p358
Examines the higher level language abilities of preschool children diagnosed as late talkers. Use of the soundfield testing for audiological testing; Method use in assessing the receptive language of children; Comparison between late talkers and typically developing children.