Intervention for Verb Argument Structure in Children With Persistent SLI: A Randomized Control Trial
- Verb Learning in Children With SLI: Frequency and Spacing Effects. Riches, N. G.; Tomasello, M.; Conti-Ramsden, Gina // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Dec2005, Vol. 48 Issue 6, p1397
Purpose: This study explored the effect of frequency (number of presentations), and spacing (period between presentations) on verb learning in children with specific language impairment (SLI). Children learn words more efficiently when presentations are frequent and appropriately spaced, and...
- Relative Clause Gap-Filling in Children with Specific Language Impairment. Hestvik, Arild; Schwartz, Richard G.; Tornyova, Lydia // Journal of Psycholinguistic Research;Oct2010, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p443
Children with Specific Language Impairment (SLI) have been observed to have production and perception difficulties with sentences containing long-distance dependencies, but it is unclear whether this is due to impairment in grammatical knowledge or in processing mechanisms. The current study...
- English Past Tense Use in Bilingual Children With Language Impairment. Jacobson, Peggy F.; Schwartz, Richard G. // American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology;Nov2005, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p313
Grammatical measures that distinguish language differences from language disorders in bilingual children are scarce. This study examined English past tense morphology in sequential bilingual Spanish/English-speaking children, age 7;0-9;O (years;months). Twelve bilingual children with language...
- Validity of a Parent Report Measure of Vocabulary and Syntax for Preschool Children With Language Impairment. Thai, Donna J.; O'Hanlon, Laureen; Clemmons, Mary; Fralin, LaShon // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Apr1999, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p482
Presents information on two studies which examined the validity of parent report for measuring language in children with specific language delay. Methods used in the studies; Results and discussion.
- Preferences for verb interpretation in children with specific language impairment. Kelly, Donna J.; Rice, Mabel L. // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Feb94, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p182
Examines initial preferences for verb interpretation by children with specific language impairment. Labeling of activity scenes; Relationships between age and language proficiency; Syntactic significance of verbs; Four-way presentations; Validity of verb subcategories.
- Teaching grammar to school-aged children with specific language impairment using Shape Coding. Ebbels, Susan // Child Language Teaching & Therapy;Feb2007, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p67
This paper describes an approach to teaching grammar which has been designed for school-aged children with specific language impairment (SLI). The approach uses shapes, colours and arrows to make the grammatical rules of English explicit. Evidence is presented which supports the use of this...
- o progressivo no portuguÃªs europeu de hoje: expressÃ£o, combinatÃ³ria e variaÃ§Ã£o. Barroso, Henrique // Studia Iberystyczne;2010, Vol. 9, p13
With this research, based on a sample of authentic linguistic material (mostly taken from the written press and from literary texts), following the preferences or tendencies, I pretend to, on the one hand, reveal/describe the syntactic-semantic combinatorics (the propositional types and...
- Introduction. CARRILHO, ERNESTINA; FERNÁNDEZ, BEATRIZ // Journal of Portuguese Linguistics;2012, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p3
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including languages in Westmost Europe, intransitive verbs, and dialect syntax.
- SYNTACTIC DEPENDENCIES AND PHASE EXTENSION: VERB MOVEMENT IN STANDARD ARABIC. Saeed, Feras // Taiwan Journal of Linguistics;2016, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p29
This paper examines verb movement in Standard Arabic and provides a new analysis to account for this obligatory movement in terms of C/T-v syntactic dependencies. I recast the proposal put forth by Biberauer and Roberts (2010) where they claim that verb movement is an instance of a reprojective...